We're hosting Jen Mann, MIDLIFE BITES: ANYONE ELSE FALLING APART, OR IS IT JUST ME? and Tory Archbold, SELF BELIEF IS YOUR SUPERPOWER!
About the books:
Jen Mann had what appeared to be the perfect life: a successful career as a bestselling author and award-winning blogger, a devoted husband, teenage kids who weren’t total jerks, and a badass minivan. So imagine her surprise when, at forty-seven years old, a midlife crisis kicked her straight in the ladybits. Midlife Bites offers Jen’s trademark wit and honesty when it comes to important conversations and observations about women in midlife. Here, readers will be able to come together and find anecdotes and practical ideas to help navigate through this major point in their lives. For women who may feel isolated or overlooked, this collection of original essays offers valuable insights, takeaways, and, most important, a productive way forward. Jen shares her own story as well as advice and wisdom from the online community she built, tackling everything that bites about midlife, where nothing is off-limits: raging hormones; sex (after forty); finding your purpose; learning to make new friends (yes, even as a grown-up); moving out of your comfort zone; having conversations that count, no more small talk; and how to deal with rogue chin hairs (and other nuisances).
SELF BELIEF IS YOUR SUPERPOWER is a step-by-step guide by Tory Archbold, powerhouse host of the Powerful Stories podcast. Tory shares her proven principles for success in building entrepreneurial empires. This powerful book for women leaders demonstrates how trusting your intuition and stepping into your power can break you free of judgment, ignite self-belief, and finally attract the richness you deserve! Staggering success starts within. Are you in a career you never wanted? Are you disconnected from yourself? Are you at a crossroads in life and feeling unsure? Self-Belief is Your Superpower is the book for you. Combining entrepreneurial and personal development, spiritual self-help, and self-esteem for women, this book takes a holistic approach to success, ensuring readers emerge as truly powerful women.
About the authors:
Jen Mann is best known for the New York Times bestseller People I Want to Punch in the Throat: Competitive Crafters, Drop-Off Despots, and Other Suburban Scourges which was a Finalist for a Goodreads Choice Award. Her latest book is Midlife Bites: Anyone Else Falling Apart, Or Is It Just Me? which was a Nominee for a Goodreads Choice Award. She is also the mastermind behind the New York Times bestselling I Just Want to Pee Alone series. She started her career as the creator of the wildly popular and hysterical blog People I Want to Punch in the Throat. She has been described by many of her 1+ million social media followers as Erma Bombeck―with f-bombs. Jen is known for her hilarious rants and funny stories and observations. Jen is a married mother of two children whom she calls Gomer and Adolpha in her writings―she swears their real names are actually worse.
Tory Archbold is the CEO and Founder of Powerful Steps, an online community and platform for women making global impact. The business is driven by human connection creating opportunities for leaders to find their ultimate power through a heart led skill set and the power of strategic storytelling to add VALUE to the companies they lead or create. Tory’s philosophy is not to box tick rather to lead and disrupt in a way that allows her community to be seen, heard and shine.
She hosts the Powerful Stories podcast, where she shares her tips and tricks for leading a more powerful life and interviews others on the power of their own story to shine a light for others. Each interview guest is an authentic connection made through the power of coffee dating around the world. Tory was also the founder of brand communications agency TORSTAR, Australia’s most high profile brand and communications agency. TORSTAR didn't get its reputation from hype; the results were real. With her trademark passion and integrity Tory led her team of twenty-two staff and ten freelancers to deliver award-winning work with the world's top-performing brands, celebrities and influencers including Zara, Nespresso, Seafolly, Sukin and Victoria’s Secret. Impressively, Tory's launch event for Zara in Sydney clocked over 22,000 people in attendance and was Zara’s most successful retail launch event to date.Tory believes in the power of human connection to create and deliver impact. She resides in Sydney, Australia.
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