book | In the Company of Women

Inspiration + Advice: from over 100 makers, artists, and entrepreneurs.
August 13, 2018

book title: In the Company of Women
deck: Inspiration + Advice: from over 100 makers, artists, and entrepreneurs.
label: New York Times best seller.
author: by Grace Bonney
published year: 2016

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— book description —

A global movement of creativity + entrepreneurship.

Over 100 exceptional and influential women describe how they embraced their creative spirit, overcame adversity, and sparked a global movement of entrepreneurship. Stories from media titans and ceramics sculptors, hoteliers and tattoo artists, comedians and architects — taken together, these profiles paint a beautiful picture of what happens when we pursue our passions and dreams.

Across the globe, women are embracing the entrepreneurial spirit and starting creative businesses. The book In the Company of Women by author Grace Bonney profiles women from all ages, races, backgrounds, and industries. Chock-full of practical, inspirational advice for those looking to forge their own paths — these interviews detail the keys to success.

for example:

— go with your instinct + intuition
— maintain meaningful and lasting relationships
— highlight the importance of everyday rituals
— meditate for peace + clarity
— create a helpful daily to-do list
— stay true to what you believe in
— have calm + patience

The book reminds us to share advice with others, for the next generation of women entrepreneurs and makers. The book is rounded out with lush, original photographs of the women in their work spaces.

description: by publisher

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Portrait of designer and writer Grace Bonney.