Million Dollar Women
The Essential Guide to Taking Your Business Further, Faster
By Julia Pimsleur
A timely book encouraging female entrepreneurs to think big with their businesses.
Are you the next Million Dollar Woman? Women run an increasing number of businesses, but female entrepreneurs still tend to think small, and their companies rarely reach the heights of those of their male counterparts. Remarkably, less than 5 per cent of venture capital money gets invested in businesses led by women, which means few women have the capital to take their businesses big. CEO Julia Pimsleur has beaten the odds, raising millions and racking up awards for her international children's language-teaching company, Little Pim.
Million Dollar Women is a fun, accessible business guide combining Pimsleur's own story with straightforward business advice and the instructive, often funny stories of other female entrepreneurs who are running businesses with substantial funding and revenues. There will also be quick, helpful exercises in a workbook-like appendix.
Million Dollar Women will give advice on:
- How to think big and take your company to scale
- How to overcome both internal and external factors holding you back
- How to raise capital
- How to delegate
- How to cultivate a network that will support you
Million Dollar Women will provide all women with a clear path for getting out of their own way, dreaming big, and reaching their most ambitious goals.
Julia Pimsleur is CEO and Founder of Little Pim, the leading program for introducing young children to a second language at home. It sells internationally in nineteen countries, and has won more than twenty-five awards for its proprietary Entertainment Immersion Method®.
Pimsleur is dedicated to helping other female entrepreneurs access growth capital - one of the greatest keys to business success. To this end, she has created the "Double Digit Academy" fundraising boot-camp and the online course "Further. Faster. Funded."
Pimsleur has blogged about entrepreneurship for Forbes.com since 2012, and she has been a speaker at Stanford University, Yale University, NYU Stern Business School, and the Yale School of Management. A popular TV guest, she has been featured on TODAY, NBC Weekend Todayand Fox News, and her company has been highlighted in Business Week, Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. She won the 2013 Smart CEO Brava! Award for women entrepreneurs.
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06 Oct 2015
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Being an entrepreneur is increasingly the path women want to take, and this book embraces that, as well as the idea that every woman's experience is useful and inspiring. — Diane von Furstenberg
Do you have an ambitious vision for your business but aren't sure what to do next? Million Dollar Women is both encouraging and realistic-it's packed with insights, practical advice, and real-life examples. Successful entrepreneur Julia Pimsleur provides an invaluable guide for any woman who wants to make a big jump. — Gretchen Rubin, author of THE HAPPINESS PROJECT and BETTER THAN BEFORE
Million Dollar Women gives women a road map to getting over the million-dollar mark with their businesses. Julia Pimsleur speaks from having been in the trenches herself and has a genuine mission to help other women make it into the million dollar women club. A must-read for women who care about their financial futures. — David Bach, author of SMART WOMEN FINISH RICH