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“There’s a BOSS BITCH in all of us”

New York Times bestselling author Nicole Lapin is back with a sassy and actionable guide empowering women to be the boss of their lives and their careers.

You don’t need dozens or hundreds of employees to be a boss, says financial expert and serial entrepreneur Nicole Lapin. Hell, you don’t even need one. You just need to find your inner Boss Bitch — your most confident, savvy, ambitious self — and own it.

A Boss Bitch is the she-ro of her own story. She is someone who takes charge of her future and embraces being a “boss” in all aspects of the word: whether as the boss of her own life, family and career, the literal boss at work, or, as the boss of her own company. Whichever she chooses (or all three), a Boss Bitch is someone who gets out there and makes her success happen — and so can you.

Lapin draws on raw and often hilariously real stories from her own career — the good, the bad, and the ugly — to show what it means to be a “boss” in twelve easy steps. In her refreshingly accessible and relatable style, she first shows how to embrace the “boss of you” mentality by seizing the power that comes from believing in yourself and expanding your skillset. Then she offers candid no-nonsense advice for how to kill it at as the “boss at work” whether you have a high-up role or not. And finally, for those who want to take the plunge as an entrepreneur, she lays out the nuts and bolts of how to be the “boss of your own business” from   raising money and  getting it off the ground to hiring a kickass staff and dealing office drama to turning a profit.

Being a badass in your career is something that should be worn as a badge of honor, says Lapin. Here, she inspires us to rise to the occasion and celebrate our successes — and then keep killing it like the Boss Bitches we are!

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PRAISE FOR BOSS BITCH

Gloria Steinem on Nicole Lapin Boss Bitch

“When someone calls you a ‘Boss Bitch’ say ‘thank you!'”

Gloria Steinem, Journalist and Political Activist

“The role of women in the workforce is changing and today women are disrupting the workplace—for the better. Ladies, it’s time to disrupt your own industry. BOSS BITCH will show you how.”

Sarah Blakely, Founder of Spanx

“Nicole’s advice is “ON POINT” her material and delivery is current, REAL, and entertaining. Boss Bitch should be a mandatory read for all young women entering into the professional workforce. If you follow her principles I assert you will have EXTRAORDINARY results in your life!”

Lavinia Errico, Founder of Equinox

“Whether you’re wanting to branch out on your own startup or just get ahead in your current job, Nicole knows just how to develop those skills to get you where you want to be. She’s a perfect role model for young women learning to be their own boss (bitch).”

Brit Morin, Founder and CEO of Brit + Co

“Women are underrepresented among entrepreneurs. BOSS BITCH is a great guide to help us close that gap.”

Daniel Lubetzky, CEO & Founder of KIND Snacks

Aliza Licht

“Nicole Lapin is back, this time to show you how to be the baddest boss in town. BOSS BITCH is the no holds barred guide to taking your career to the highest level.”

Aliza Licht, Author of Leave Your Mark

“BOSS BITCH is a fun and engaging read to help build your brand and rock your career.”

Tony HsiehCEO of Zappos

Aliza Licht

“If you’re a woman and you like business, you need to read this book. Immediately. You can’t afford to miss this one, ladies.”

Alli Webb, Founder of Drybar

“Nicole does a fabulous job educating people about business while always keeping it fun and entertaining.”

Alexis Maybank, Founder of Gilt Groupe

Aliza Licht

“At last! A book that’s cool enough for my kick-ass teenage daughters, and smart enough for my CEO self!”

Julie Clark, Founder of Baby Einstein

SCHMOOZING TIPS THAT DON’T SUCK

There are a ton of networking “tips” out there. Personally, a lot of them can feel icky. But I’ve tried ’em all, even the icky ones,
and here are the ones that have been most successful: 


Be ready to be “on.” Every time you walk into a room,
you are presenting a valuable product: yourself. This
means being polished inside and out. Do your homework
on who is going to be at the event, whether it’s a small
dinner or a large conference. Make note of a few people
you are most interested in speaking with and have a few
relevant talking points ready ahead of time based on
their interests and recent accomplishments (whatever
you’ve found through a slightly more than cursory
Google search). The trick to being strategic is not to
come across as strategic at all. Don’t read them their CV,
and don’t feel compelled to bring any of your talking
points up if they don’t fit or make sense (or seem stalker
-ish). But if they do, you’ll look smart and be memorable.

1. Be smart,
not a smarty pants

There’s no point in making a great new contact if you’re going to shit the bed when it matters most: afterward. Always get contact information at the end of a good chat. Bring business cards (if you have them from work, great, but you can/should make your own, too) and also get her number or e- mail. At the end of the night (or when she walks away, if you think you’ll forget), type some of the details you gathered while you were chatting into your phone: the TV series she mentioned she’s obsessed with; the difficulty she’s had finding a dog- walker in her neighborhood; her partner’s name. Then, when you send a follow- up note (which, of course, you should do within forty- eight hours of your first meeting), you can mention something with a personal touch, like “How did your husband Steve’s birthday party turn out?” Better yet, find a way to be helpful!

2. Follow up

When you do ask for a “second date” with your new
contact, suggest a specific time and place. No one
likes the “Which restaurant do you like?” Ping- Pong
match, and you always want to give the impression
that your time is valuable . . . because it is! Even if
you are totally wide- open, still suggest a couple of
times and places; it’s helpful, it’s assertive, and it gives
the impression that you’re wildly busy. For example,
say, “How’s Tuesday at ten a.m. or three thirty p.m.?”
instead of “Got any time next week?” Even if you’re
wide- open, you 1) don’t want to come across like you
are 2) should remember that your time is precious,
too!

3. Take charge.

“The 12 Steps To Take Charge of Your Career!”

  • STEP 1: Owning the Boss Mentality: Be a Boss Anywhere You Are

  • STEP 2: Be the CEO of You: Run Your Life Like a Business

  • STEP 3: Think Like a Boss: How to Be Entrepreneurial Within an Existing
    Company

  • STEP 4: Talk Like a Boss: Being Queen (Worker) Bee

  • STEP 5: Be a Goal Digger: How to Get— and Crush— Your Dream Job

  • STEP 6: You Better (Net)Work, Bitch: Making Friends While Making Moves

  • STEP 7: The View from the Top: Owning Your Role in the Corner Office

  • STEP 8: Every Day I’m (Side- )Hustlin’: How to Explore Your Passions and
    Make Extra Money

  • STEP 9: I’m Not a Business(wo)man. I’m a Business, (Wo)man

  • STEP 10: How the Heck Do You Start a Business, Anyway?!

  • STEP 11: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work:
    #Winning with an All- Star Team

  • STEP 12: Girls Just Wanna Have Funds:
    Making Money and Losing Money (Without Losing Yourself)

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