Reading List & Resources

Photo: Mikaela DiBerardinis

Photo: Mikaela DiBerardinis

Resources from the 2019 You're Worth It Workshop:

General Session 1: Own Your Power

Mindset by Carol Dweck

In Mindset, Carol Dweck teaches us the new psychology of success and how we can learn to fulfill our potential.  

AM Breakout Sessions:

BE Unstuck - Beautifully Equipped Workbook

Photo: Mikaela DiBerardinisIf you found value in your morning breakout session, you'll be amazed at the content inside the rest of the BE Unstuck workbook.  Like the podcast, it's designed to help you find your genius through the power of collaboration. 



General Session 2: Pricing from a Place of Power

Overcoming Underearning by Barbara Stanny

As Tessa referenced in "Pricing from a Place of Power," this book and the exercises within can help you change your relationship with money so you can earn more and struggle less.

Lightbox Pricing Guide by Tessa Burnett Witmer

Tessa's pricing guide spreadsheet from "Pricing from a Place of Power." 

Online Resources for Knowing What to Ask for as an Employee

Salary Reports

Career Contessa: Salary Project:  Anonymously share your salary data and have access to the whole database

Comparably: Get a free fair pay report

Glassdoor: Get a free estimate of how much you should be paid

Hired: Salary calculator

Payscale: Free salary reports

Blogs + Resources

Ladies Get PaidBlog & Podcast for salary negotiations + Paid negotiation course

Lean InSheryl Sandberg’s organization. Blog + Free video series, Lean In Circles

General Session 3: Communicate Courageously

Presence by Amy Cuddy

Designed to help you bring your boldest self to your biggest challenges, this book is written by a Harvard Business School professor and social psychologist who studies how nonverbal behavior and snap judgments influence people. 

The Confidence Code by Katty Kay & Claire Shipman

What women should know about the science and art of self-assurance.  

General Session 4: The Art of Negotiation

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Some would say that this book started a revolution.  As Facebook's COO, Sandberg talks about the idea of "having it all" and encourages women to challenge the common workplace assumption that "men still run the world."  Whether you agree with her or not, this book will get you thinking about the obstacles women face, both internally and externally, when balancing family and professional lives. 


Other Powerful Books by Female Authors:

Dare to Lead by Brene Brown

Dare to Lead is Brene Brown's newest work.  The author of Daring Greatly and Rising Strong jumps into brave leadership to help us cultivate braver, more daring leaders.

Quiet by Susan Cain

You might not guess it, but Hannah and Tessa are both introverts.  Whether you're like us or tend to be more extroverted, one-third of the people we know are introverts.  In Quiet, Susan Cain aims to change how we see introverts --and how they see themselves.

The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron

Discover and develop your inner artist through Julia Cameron's 12-week program of exercises and explorations.  This book isn't just for artists and creatives -- it's for anyone who wants to learn to apply the principles of spiritual creativity to their lives, resulting in self-awareness like never before.  Grab the accompanying workbook, too.  

You Are a Badass by Jen Cincero

How to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life. Also, Jen is hilarious!

You Are a Badass at Making Money by Jen Cincero

Master the Mindset of Wealth in Jen's characteristically light and humorous style.

Entrepreneurial You by Dorie Clark

A hands-on guide to building a portfolio of revenue streams, both traditional and online, so that you can liberate yourself financially and shape your own career destiny.

BRAVE Leadership by Kimberly Davis

A Montana native currently based in Austin Texas, Kimberly Davis utilized her many years of experience as a leadership trainer in organizations large and small, as well as her background in theater, to illustrate this powerful book. Unleash your most confident, powerful, and authentic self to get the results you need.  This book will help readers be brave.

Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

Twenty lies and misconceptions that too often hold us back from living joyfully and productively.

Act Like A Leader, Think Like A Leader by Herminia Ibarra

Step up to leadership by making small but crucial changes in your job, in your networks, and in yourself.

Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott

This book is a game changer for communicating courageously! It is designed to help you achieve success at work and in life, one conversation at a time.