Recommended Reading

Books Lisa Loves


 Outliers: The Story Of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell




When Cultures Collide: Leading Across Cultures, by Richard D. Lewis




Fired to Hired: Bouncing Back from Job Loss to Get to Work Right Now, by Tory Johnson




Stop Pushing Me Around! A Workplace Guide for the Timid, Shy and Less Assertive, by Ilise Benun




People Styles at Work, by Robert Bolton and Dorothy Grover Bolton




The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen R. Covey




The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness, by Stephen R. Covey




Lincoln On Leadership: Executive Strategies For Tough Times, by Donald T. Phillips




Blink: The Power Of Thinking Without Thinking, by Malcolm Gladwell




The 21 Indispensable Qualities Of A Leader: Becoming The Person Others Will Want To Follow, by John Maxwell




Your Career, Your Way: Personal Strategies To Achieve Your Career Aspirations, by Lisa Quast (2nd edition just released!)




Websites Lisa Loves



American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Promotes equity for all women and girls, lifelong education, and positive societal change.

American Business Women’s Association (ABWA)
Dedicated to the promotion of women through leadership, networking support, education and national recognition.

Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
Dedicated to achieving equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology.

Catalyst is an excellent source for research on issues related to women and work. Founded in 1962, Catalyst is the leading nonprofit membership organization expanding opportunities for women and business.

Center for Women’s Business Research (CFWBR)
A go-to source on the trends, characteristics, achievements, and challenges of women business owners and their enterprises. Their research enables America’s corporations, government policymakers, associations, and advocacy organizations to make informed, progressive decisions about programs and policies designed to reach and benefit women entrepreneurs.

Dress for Success
A not-for-profit organization that offers services to help women enter the workforce and stay employed.

Forbes Woman (
Female writers writing about women, for women, to help women.

National Association of Women (NOW)
Feminist advocacy group whose purpose is to take action to bring women into full participation in society – sharing equal rights, responsibilities, and opportunities with men, while living free from discrimination.

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
The National Association of Women Business Owners propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social, and political spheres of power worldwide.