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Publisher's Summary

In #GirlBoss, Sophia Amoruso, a well-known American fashionista, shares her wisdom and inspiration with women who are also seeking success.

While less conventional than other female business moguls, Amoruso stands on her own after rising from her days of dumpster-diving to eBay saleswoman to CEO of her own worldwide company.

Her business, Nasty Girl, started as a self-funded enterprise in her aunt's basement. In a few years, she was reporting revenues more than $10 million - all without so much as a college degree!

In her book, Amoruso, explains to girls and women, in her unique way, that they must shed gender stereotypes and embrace others to forge ahead. Her most important piece of advice? Amoruso says girls must be bossy if they are going to make their own way.

She says women must be in charge of their lives, to receive everything wanted out of life - not because it's been handed to her, but because she's earned it. A girl boss must be a fighter, must hold themselves accountable and take responsibility for their success, and know when to follow the rules and when to break them. A girl boss knows when to have fun and when to get serious. Most importantly, a girl boss knows herself and has a clear idea of where she is going and how she's going to get there.

The New York Times calls Amoruso "The Cinderella of Tech". It's not a far-off description of a woman who rose from rags to riches via the Internet and is now inviting her favorite girlfriends to the Palace Ball.

©2017 Alice Bailey (P)2018 Alice Bailey

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Too short to get any real understanding.

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

Someone doing a book report in College who does not want to read a complete book.

What was most disappointing about Alice Bailey’s story?

It is only a piece of the story.

Have you listened to any of Danley Stone’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Summary: GirlBoss by Sophia Amoruso?

I think the summary is a bad idea.

Any additional comments?

This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

30 of 31 people found this review helpful

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A passion for fashion turned empire 👠

Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso tells her Ebay to empire story. Sophia's story is inspiring me to turn my passion into a career. This is not really a how to conquer the business world guide, but rather helpful tips on what to do and avoid. The narration is well done and the message is clear.... Anything is possible if you have the determination and drive. I was given this review copy and have voluntarily decided to leave this review.

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it's a first for me

it's the first time I heard a summary of a book and not the book itself and it was nice and refreshing and I liked it weirdly enough I thought I would like it but I did the summary was very well described

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

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quick read

Summary: GirlBoss by Sophia Amoruso was a good quick read. This talked about American fashionista, Sophia Amoruso. Also how she became successful after dumpster diving.

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Excellent Summary

I don't normally choose to listen to a summary of a book, but I am glad I did.
Alice Bailey has captured the essence of GirlBoss very well in this condensed version. Grabbing the highlights and lessons of Sophia Amoruso's book, you gain realistic insight on how to improve areas of your work life.
If you are short on time and want to gather some great information from GirlBoss, this book is for you.
Danley Stone does an excellent job narrating this book. She has a clear, easy listening voice.

I was given this free copy of this audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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A Quick Conceptual Overview

This audiobook is a short overview of the concepts of the book Girlboss. There are hardly any autobiographical details, but a focus on quotes and concepts Sophia Amoruso used to start her successful company Nasty Gal. The information while concise is still engaging and I took away practical business advice without having to listen to the full audiobook.

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GirlBoss

A quick listen about how Sophia Amoruso got her start and became a successful fashionista.

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not worth it

I was given this free review copy audio book at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

Not sure what I expected from this book, or even why I requested it in the first place. But, I did, and I listened to it. At only 31 minutes long, I felt it was kind of a waste of time. This came across a lot like a book report, and not a complete one at that.

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