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Publisher's Summary

Quietly and steadily, the number of women making six figures or more is increasing and continues to rise at a rate faster than for men. From entrepreneurs to corporate executives, from white-collar professionals to freelancers and part-timers, women are forging careers with considerable financial success.

In Secrets of Six-Figure Women, Barbara Stanny, journalist, motivational speaker, and financial educator, identifies the seven key strategies of female high earners: Profit Motive, Audacity, Resilience, Encouragement, Self-Awareness, Non-Attachment, and Financial Know-How.

Based on extensive research and hundreds of interviews, including more than 150 women whose annual earnings range from $100,000 to $7 million, Stanny turns each of the six-figure traits into a specific strategy for upping earnings. By rigorously fine-tuning them, listeners can, step-by-step, climb the income ladder.

©2004 Barbara Stanny (P)2017 Tantor

Critic Reviews

"A concise, honest book...Stanny offers advice with the reader's personal well-being in mind." ( Publishers Weekly)

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Good Listen

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I am a six figure woman and I agree with what she talks about, both from the standpoint of a previous under earner and now a high earner.

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Life Changing

What made the experience of listening to Secrets of Six-Figure Women the most enjoyable?

The book helped me look deep inside myself to discover the reasons why I am under earning. It helped to uncover experienceces as a child... that had a negative psychological impact on how I viewed money and what I thought I was capable of. Now that I know my debilitating issues, I can address them head on. Change starts from within, a mental shift is essential for any women to achieve her highest potential.

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Very motivating

I learned a tremendous amount and enjoyed this book at the same time. The opposite of boring! Life changing! (I just have to get over my fears that I wasn’t aware of that are holding me back.)

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Every Woman Needs to Read This

Every Woman Needs to Read This!! This will be the first book we read in my new online book club and I will buy copies for women in my life to read. Exceptional. Own your power ladies, the World needs it!

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Great Read!

Honest book discusses pros and cons of six figure earning. Was motivated and applied some techniques and changed thought patterns while listening to it.

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Loved it

Although, now I think six-figures is a bit limiting! Can we have an updated edition titled, “Secrets of Seven-Figure Women”?? In all seriousness, this audiobook entered my life at an opportune time—when I decided to leave law firm life (where I was terribly undervalued and not appreciated at all) to branch off and start my own solo practice! I will be referencing this book for many years to come, I’m sure. Hopefully, one day I’ll have a legal practice run by powerful, compassionate, and ambitious women!

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Bravo!!

I loved this book. It was inspiring and delivered simple to understand direction. Good job! I’ll certainly enjoy it a few more times, in particular the final three chapters.

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Changed my life

I played it at 1.5 speed and felt like the plane ride profoundly changed my way of thinking

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Motivating and inspirational

This book is exactly what you need if you're struggling with that "stuck in a rut" feeling in your life.

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inspiring with one tiny hiccup

this book was recommended by a new friend who correctly sensed l was primed to receive the wisdom it shared. lots of great info, however, I wish this accomplished writer and/or her editors caught the Marianne Williamson quote they erroneously attributed to Nelson Mandela. that mistake did not significantly detract from the value I derived from the contents, it does lead me to question the accuracy of some of the facts presented.

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  • 11-17-17

Fantastic

Loved this book, interesting and thoughtful content. Gave tangible advice . I will re read this again and again.

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  • 10-21-17

A great read.

A great read! Although I wish there was more focus on women in business. I recommend

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  • Toni
  • 06-20-17

great listen

really enjoyed. gave me the push I needed to up my prices and head higher

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  • JustJanBog
  • 11-15-18

love it! so much value and life changeing ideas!

All women and men should read it!
Thank you for giving me a courage to earn more!

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  • Norah
  • 10-16-18

easy read nothing new

Easy to listen to. nothing new in it and co during when switching between numerous women's stories via audible but still glad I listened to it

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  • roro
  • 07-29-18

a very good book

I learnt some new concepts and ideas, the book overall is highly recommended for every women

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  • Anna Maria
  • 06-06-18

Overall good motivator

Very good motivational book; some chapters are better than others; good insight into under earning women as well.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 04-06-18

Must read

I enjoyed this book. It's a must read for anyone looking to transform their warning potential and self value

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  • Exerciser UK
  • 01-10-18

Five Stars

Excellent and informative. I have the audio version and completed it in a day. Lots of lightbulb moments.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-18-18

Worth listening too!

Enjoy the book. Listened to it over a day. Some interesting strategies to take on board. Narrator was good.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-23-18

Amazing content

i didn't quite like the narrator i felt she was too quick and just reading not much of emotions. Barbara Stanny again delivers quality content. i had plenty of aha moments!

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  • Genevieve
  • 06-17-17

Brilliant!

This was one of the most useful finance books I have ever read/listened to. I highly recommend it!