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Secrets of Six-Figure Women

Surprising Strategies to up Your Earnings and Change Your Life
Narrated by: Vanessa Daniels
Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
Categories: Business, Career Skills
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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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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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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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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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omg

this book has been pivotal....a before and after moment... super grateful it was recommended to me

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Great information, dull narrator

The narrator was dull and monotone. She brought absolutely no life to the story's of some amazing women. The content is a 5, The delivery was a 1.

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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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Powerful

Thank you, I forget my power and this book is a roadmap to finding your inner power and success in all areas o life.

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  • a customer
  • 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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  • Amazon Customer
  • 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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  • missmirlo
  • 08-18-19

Great read very informative

loved the mindset and habits behind the women in both camps it was very interesting to see what had led certain women to be successful and others to hold themselves back.

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  • Tracey Joy Austin
  • 08-06-19

Inspiring

Loved it really good book . Full of wisdom , inspiration and motivation. Will listen to it again.

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  • lullibell
  • 03-14-19

A good life audit book

Brings together lots of different strands for career, with sensible advice on how to save and grow your finances.

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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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  • 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!