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From the woman who has built an empire of badass female entrepreneurs comes the long-awaited sequel to Girl Code.

Cara Alwill Leyba's riveting voice and kinship with her audience drove the self-published success of Girl Code, a book that encouraged women to support each other in the business community. Now her many fans are ready to take the next step: building sustainable confidence from the ground up.

Most women who are insecure look for the equivalent of a sugar rush, such as telling themselves they're better than other people or changing the way they look. But those tricks won't protect them from losing confidence in the future. Neither will simply being outspoken and aggressive, if those traits aren't authentic.

Leyba has three simple but provocative arguments. First, confidence doesn't come from "winning" - it comes comes from ignoring the success narratives we absorb from magazines and movies. Second, the impressions people make on others depend on their personalities, not their looks - so there's no reason to use the word ugly, ever. Finally, the foundation of confidence comes from "audacious auditing", Leyba's term for identifying toxic people and habits and getting rid of them.

Written in her chatty older-sister voice, and full of revealing stories from every stage of Cara's life, Like She Owns the Place will help listeners rewire their minds to be more confident. Take it from the woman who quit her job at MTV, dyed her hair pink, and made herself a best-selling author - there's a path to becoming stronger and happier.

©2018 Cara Alwill Leyba (P)2018 Penguin Audio

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Cara delivers!

This book will inspire you to take a good look at what is really going on inside. I personally love the mantras she has in here and even have one hanging in my living room! Amazing book and different thought process behind some of the same ideas I’ve heard before!! Brava Cara!

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So disappointed, loved her other book

I loved Cara’s other book and usually what she stands for. I was so excited for this release, pre purchased it. The book actually makes you feel worse about yourself. Cara gives this superiority and gives off a judgy vibe like she’s better than everyone else. While saying “do you” but then your not quite as good cause your not doing my way. I get what she’s trying to do with the “high vibe” movement but she went about it so harshly. Definitely disappointed if you let people be them don’t write like your better than others.

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This book was amazing!!

This is the first book I read from Cara and I now want to read them all! I LOVED IT!! I’ll be rereading this one again!

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Another great book by Cara!

I absolutely loved this book! I listened to it here on audible but will also be purchasing a hard copy!! Too much fantastic wisdom not to have it in hand!! Thanks Cara 💗

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Quick, Inspirational Read!

Loved this book! Quick read, lots of great questions for self-reflection. Thanks Cara, for this great book!

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Cara has a gift

Cara knows how to light the fire under you. to help you go after areas that need attention. to not be avaliable for past and move forward into your best life possible. I am so thankful her podcast was brought across my path in this life. her books further cement and help In ways she may never know. Deeply grateful Cara💕

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Loved it!

I can honestly relate to everything Cara speaks of. I've listened to this twice now (in a row). Highly recommended!

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Loved it!

At first I wasn’t sure I thought it was going to be the same old information, but she pleasantly surprised me with some wonderful ideas and outlooks on things and I really ended up enjoying it.

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Really enjoyed

Great book! Highly recommend. It is inspirational, encouraging and uplifting. I was taking notes throughout.

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Own It!

I truly enjoyed this audiobook and will definitely get the hard copy. It was a great book on teaching women how to build their confidence by giving actionable steps to own who you are. After listening to this audiobook I am not only inspired but will be intentional about owning my place in the world without apology.