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She Means Business: Turn Your Ideas into Reality and Become a Wildly Successful Entrepreneur

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Are you ready to turn your ideas into reality and build a wildly successful business?

There has never been a better time to say yes! With a computer and an Internet connection you can get your ideas, messages, and business out there like never before and create so much success.In this book, Carrie Greenshows you how.

Carrie started her first online business at the age of 20—
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published February 21st 2017 by Hay House UK (first published 2017)
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Anna Grange Yes, it is aimed at women. If you want to get a feel for the author then take a look at her business The Female Entrepreneur Association.

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Renia Carsillo
Dec 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: smart-chicks
Carrie's book should be essential reading for every 25-year old trying to figure out her place in the world. The message here is so much bigger than a business how-to book. If you're already down the road of your entrepreneurial journey this book may be a bit basic for you, but it's the perfect primer for any woman just starting out.
Melissa Hartfiel
Sep 02, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle
I was a little disappointed in this book and really struggled to finish it in the hopes that it would improve because I am a fan of what Carrie Green has built. First this is definitely for the new entrpreneur just starting out. If you have a few years and reasonable success under your belt this likely won't be a helpful book unless you're in real need of a cheerleading session. There's very little practical or useful advice but there is a lot of encouragement and attempts to motivate. I was loo ...more
Catherine Hodder
Loved it - full of honesty and inspiration

Truly didn't know what to expect but Carrie Green shares her successes, failures, and wisdom to give an honest account of what it takes to start a business. Lots of great advice and encouragement. I will be recommending to other entrepreneurs.
Nicole
Mar 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 200in2017, paperback
Carrie Green takes an honest and welcoming approach to the traditional business book. She lays out her successes, her failures and everything in between in She Means Business. It should be considered required reading for anyone interested in an entreprenurial life, though females may take the most away from the novel, as Carrie is an everywoman--she has all the struggles we all tend to have.
This book has an actionable 28 day challenge, freebie links within content and amazing inspirational quote
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Nadia Leona Yunis
Aug 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I started my personal development brand at the same time as Carrie launched FEA. I have gone through many, many challenges and I so resonate with every word in this book. This book has helped me so much and it's exactly what I needed. I'm all up for business teachings and strategies however THIS is what I needed and this has helped me get back on track with my biz and brands. This book is a MUST read for all aspiring and current entrepreneurs. The message moving forward? I can and I will. Watch ...more
Marni Unscripted
Mar 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wildly motivating, while making me feel at ease in this entrepreneurial journey.
Jessi Payne
Mar 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Inspiring and brilliant. Carrie shares her journey and invigorates yours.
Rachel
Jan 03, 2018 rated it liked it
If you're looking for some motivational reading, then this is definitely for you. Green shares with readers her entrepreneurial journey, offering advice based on her experiences with creating and growing her business. I enjoyed the book, but thought it would contain more information about the business administration and operations side of starting one's own business. Maybe discussing some common financial issues entrepreneurs run into and how she addressed them when she faced them on her own jou ...more
Sené Suazo
Mar 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
I loved how Carrie shared her personal journey, including the mistakes she made when building FEA. I've followed her blog for quite a while, and she's just as amazing in her book. I do feel like there was a bit of "fluff" here and there, but I understand that this book is supposed to be more for those that have NO idea where to start when it comes to being an entrepreneur. As someone who is in the thick of it (being an entrepreneur for almost two years now), I still took away some great key poin ...more
Kat
Nov 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book was absolutely phenomenal! I recently joined FEA and have fallen in love with the group because everyone is so amazing, supportive, and knowledgeable! So, it only made sense I check out Carrie’s book. Well, she certainly did not disappoint! Every single thing I love about her personality in her videos and trainings is depicted perfectly throughout the book! She gives you so many tips and advice on going through the extremely overwhelming journey of being an entrepreneur. It was great t ...more
Nora Conrad
May 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
I really like Carrie's business but I've never been a huge fan of visualization and the more woo-woo side of her business. That being said, I was presently surprised by how helpful this book was. I find myself going back to it to work on the questions and follow the 30 day challenge. I think this a book you need to read slowly and really work through as you read. However, the formatting was awful. Chapters were just a couple paragraphs long and it drove me insane. There were quotes and new chapt ...more
Natalie
Jul 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
I am SO proud of Carrie for writing this book and feel so honored to have been a part of her journey in the early days! This book is so inspiring to me and where I am currently at with starting all over from scratch with a whole new business, and I am so happy to have read it (AND to have even been mentioned in it!). Thank you so much for continuing to share your light with the world in bigger & bolder ways, Carrie! You are amazing and the words you have shared have always been so helpful for me ...more
Kellie
Oct 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
As a new business owner I could really relate to some of the stresses and worries and Carrie went through in her early stages. Sometimes it’s so hard to find the motivation to keep going or wonder if you’ll ever find that first client but her book really teaches you to stay positive and visualise your dreams - I know I will refer back to this book time and time again 😀 it’s going to become my business bible for sure.
Jen
Feb 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Full of Ideas and Inspiration

I initially chose this book because it for my budget. I recognized the author's name from Facebook and though she might have something interesting to say. She sure does! I highlighted sections and made notes. I have so many ideas and much-needed motivation.
Lora Leathco
Feb 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Carrie Green is a fantastic teacher. She shares her experiences with honesty and caring. I love her simple explanations and advice that is so easily actionable. She lays it out in a way that is super easy to implement. You don’t have to be superwoman to implement her plan. She’s there for you beyond the book as well. Carrie walks her talk and is there with you every step of the way.
Brenda
May 19, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book took me a long time to finish, but only because I took on way too much in my personal life. It definitely is a must read for anyone who has an idea to build a business, but is unsure of how to start. Carrie Green makes some excellent points and is very encouraging throughout the entire book. A good motivator for those of us who are interested in starting a business.
Marina Nikolova
Jun 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The book was very well written!
Very motivating and edited in such a way that the info is not too much and yet everything you need to know is easily-found. A lot of extra material can be found throughout the book, as well as a lot of additional books, podcasts and interesting people to follow. Great read!
Angie Kunschmann
May 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: business
I borrowed this book from a friend and I couldn't put it down. Carrie is purely inspirational and I want to buy this book and read it again. Of course I also want to do the work exercises as well. Anything to help my little business become a big succes.
Monique
Dec 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book! It was great to gain clarity and I actually journaled after each segment to truly be present. This way I could utilize the info more to take away and put in place what I needed to for my business ! Highly recommend
Cassidy
Jul 04, 2018 marked it as discarded
Shelves: non-fiction, 2018
After the first 8 chapters, seems like this is going to be more of a touchy-feely motivational book instead of an actionable advise kind of read. Not something I’m looking to spend my time on right now.
Abdul
Oct 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: re-read
“Every single part of our entrepreneurial journey will begin as an idea that will only become reality when we show up and bring it into the world.”

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More and more women are starting to feel like there are so many opportunities out there to turn their ideas into a reality, build a successful business and do what they love. The problem is that they don't really know how to go about it, and so they set off on their entrepreneurial journey and quickly feel out of their depth, overwhelmed,
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Megan
Apr 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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I absolutely LOVED this book.
Seriously...it might just look like another entrepreneur/self-help/'how-to' book, but it is sooo much more!!
Carrie is the creator of the Female Entrepreneur Association . She wanted to build a community for women that were trying to build their own businesses because when she started there was really no support system for her or anyone like her. She walks you through all of her many, many struggles to get her unique onl
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Ong Jason
Sep 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
The book contains good advices and there's nothing much to dispute about at all. It does feel a bit repetitive and a bit rudimentary. Some of the techniques such as visualisation can be found in many books and the author do not elaborate on most of them.
Leanne
Feb 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Carrie Green who also runs the She Means Business membership and The Female Entrepreneurship Association or FEA for short details how she started up a business while at Uni and then decided to set up the FEA in order to connect with other female business owners.
There's a number of good business tips in this book and although some are obvious, they serve as a good reminder of what it takes to run a successful business.
There's also quotes such as "A Strong woman looks a challenge in the eye and gi
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Nicole
Jan 26, 2019 rated it did not like it
I was so excited to read this book after an acquaintance told me she got tons out of the program.
To be absolutely honest, I wasn't able to enjoy this book on either a content nor a writing style level.
The tone feels condescending and throughout, I didn't feel the book was about my path to success so much as about cherishing the author for hers.
The book, along with the program, get a lot of hype, most of which seemingly stems from fellow business women but to me, this is 20% value that can be fou
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Katie Trivette
Here's the thing... I wanted to love this book. Like... LOVE this book. I wanted it to be life changing. I wanted to come out of it having learned so much about Carrie's journey as an entrepreneur and how I could apply it to my life. She started with nothing, literally 0 fans or followers and no money, and worked her way up to having an amazing and wildly successful business. But that's not what this book is. It's a lot of fluff with no real content. It's a lot of "you can do this!" But no "here ...more
Emma
Mar 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I've added this book to those which I recommend to my business owner friends. Carrie went into detail about everything she knows about setting up a successful business. From start to finish. With excellent questions to ask yourself to get you to where you want to be. It's also peppered with excellent inspirational quotes. I love a good quote. It was quite inspiring to know that, like me, Carrie learns everything she wants to do herself. I've begun implementing some of the things she mentions in ...more
Latrice Fowler
Jun 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
SMB Changed The Game For This One Happy Wifey

There are no words that will express fully what this book has done for me on my entrepreneurial journey. I am truly grateful and blessed to have come across Carrie on YouTube a few months ago. I then started following her on FEA and then connected on Instagram and Facebook. This was not by chance but written in the cards I pulled long ago. I'm so excited for the future of FEA and my own wildly successful writing and entrepreneurial business venture.
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D
Jun 09, 2017 rated it did not like it
Feel guilty giving such a poor review but truly It's unfortunate expected more from it. Truly from the cover to the end it was full of no surprises. Normally I enjoy Hay House author books. I feel guilty. Sorry. Though within her book she writes ....

Within five years we had 300,000+ fans on Facebook, 100,000+ email subscribers, 80,000+ visits to our website each month, and the business was generating more than $90,000 per month. You would think there would be more reviews.

I felt the content did
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Wendy Maka
Nov 19, 2018 rated it did not like it
I expected this book to offer best practices and tactical tips and ended up disappointed. If this is literally the first book or even article you are reading on starting an online business, you may find some value. If you are even slightly informed on the process, look deeper into a book with more substance. The first 27 chapters are a lot of cheering on the reader and affirmations to help you when things get hard. Not my thing at all. Much of the time, I thought I was reading The Secret instead ...more
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