Recommended Books

books for womenHere you will find our recommendations of fab books to enhance your career and aid your learning. All of these books have been reviewed and recommended by WeAreTheCity. You can click through our links to buy these books or search to purchase via Amazon. was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events.  The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.


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Recommended Read: Is This It? The Smart Woman’s Guide to Finding Work You Love | Ruth Kudzi

Have you ever stayed in a job that you don’t love because you aren’t sure what else to do? You go through the motions every day but you aren’t fulfilled and are starting to wonder “is this it?” is this how I am going to live the rest of my life? Ruth’s book (and the...
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Recommended Read: Project Me for Busy Mothers | Kelly Pietrangeli

Project Me is for women in every stage of motherhood whether planning to start a family, new mothers or mothers of older children and teens.  Author & ‘Mama Motivator’ Kelly Pietrangeli explains that ‘acting as a lens to bring your life into focus’, Project Me easily allows you to take stock of all areas of your...
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Recommended Read: Leader iD | David Pilbeam & Glenn Wallis

The role of the leader is changing, with workforces having new demands and expectations leaders need to develop, new book Leader iD will ensure you survive and thrive as a leader, both now and in the future. Leader iD is a unique book paired with an exclusive online diagnostic tool developed by leadership experts to...
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Recommended Read: New Manager Secrets | Alison Miles-Jenkins

Get practical answers to the ‘how do I …’ questions and challenges managers face daily If you’re a manager at any level ‘New Manager Secrets’ will transform your management skills. With its focus on practical application of top techniques, tips and know-how you can instantly accelerate your success as a manager and your career. It...
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Recommended Read: Saving the World – Women: The Twenty-First Century’s Factor for Change | Paola Diana

Already a bestseller in Italy, Saving the World. Women: the XXI’s Century Factor for Change aims to dissect the different areas of oppression, from the workplace to religious traditions and analyses what it means to be a women in modern day England, comparing this with Paola’s experience in Italy. Paola’s personal struggles against the intense...
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Recommended Read: Smart Leaders Sell | Jessica Lorimer

In Smart Leaders Sell, ex-corporate high flier turned entrepreneur making over multi-6 figures in profit, Jessica Lorimer shares the sales secrets every entrepreneur needs to know to skyrocket their sales, increase their profits and make the income and impact they desire in the world. The book is packed with simple sales tips for entrepreneurs ready...
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Recommended Read: Leading beyond the ego | John Knights, Danielle Grant & Greg Young

In this permanently changed world of continuous transformation, globalisation and the information age, the traditional leadership practices that have been in place for years are no longer effective. What worked for Baby Boomers and Generation X – authoritarian or, at best, paternal leadership styles, along with hierarchical and non-diverse organisations, doesn’t work in the new...
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Recommended Read: A good time to be a girl | Helena Morrissey

Five years have passed since women were exhorted to ‘Lean In’. Over that time, the world has transformed beyond all expectations. But why should anyone ‘lean in’ to a patriarchal system that is out of date? Why not change it entirely for the good of us all? Drawing on her experience as a City CEO,...
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