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

4.26  ·  Rating details ·  784 ratings  ·  84 reviews
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—
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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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
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.
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.
Jessi Payne
Mar 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Inspiring and brilliant. Carrie shares her journey and invigorates yours.
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
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
Melina Wedin
Sep 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A HARD and TRUE 5 star for this book! I read it via audible, and it was the best experience so far! This is a must read for any entrepreneurs out there, or bloggers, or influencers. Carrie gives amazing advice, she gets real, and she is a pleasure to listen to. I got so many good vibes from this book, and I was so sad when it was over.
Marni C.
Mar 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wildly motivating, while making me feel at ease in this entrepreneurial journey.
Jul 04, 2018 marked it as discarded
Shelves: 2018, non-fiction
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.
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
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.
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
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
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 fo ...more
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.
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.
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!
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Shawna P.
Jan 23, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: goal-digger-read
I have been wanting to read this book for years, ever since I started my entrepreneurial journey. This is the first year I am really trying to read (mostly listen to) books about business and creating a better life.

I'll be honest, I felt like this could have been good, but there was little solid advice and more antidotes about her business. A lot of advice was regurgitated over and over, and by end end, I honestly felt like it was a marketing ploy to by the membership to her site.

Sad this didn
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
Tiara Knight
Jan 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This gave so many good food for thought activities that made you contemplate what you wanted with your business and who you where going to target and how to get to your business goals. Very straight forward yet really helpful in getting me thinking about the process. I love the 28 day challenge at the end. Definitely a good book to read on your journey to being an entrepreneur
Laura-Anne Wright
She Means Buzinezx

Carrie Green offers great down to earth advice for being an entrepreneur and building your dream business. She offers resources and a concrete plan sprinkled with affirmations and quotes. A very good read!
Jun 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am in love with this book and communinity that Carrie has created. I have never felt so connnected and welcome. Carrie's inspirational words and wisdom ignited something within me that I had been waiting for for a very long time.
Dec 14, 2017 rated it really liked it
I’ve read books similar to this before but none quite resonated with me like Carrie’s. I finished this book today and am walking away with a new mindset for the future of my business and a newfound motivation that will see me reaching my goals. Thank you for such a wonderful resource, Carrie.
Rafaela Feliciano
Dec 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Livro espectacular e super inspirador!
Pode ajudar quem está numa fase inicial de imaginar um projecto, quem está já a começar, ou até quem anda um pouco perdido com o seu projecto. Excelentes dicas e exercícios, escritos num modelo muito feminino.
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“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.” 2 likes
“The voice would scare the wits out of me. It would make me think I wasn’t good enough. It would make me feel like I was stupid for even believing for a second that I could do it, that I could make my business a success or create a life that I dreamed of living. It would point out all the amazing people out there who were doing incredible things, and then it would make me feel like there was no room for me and my ideas. We all have these voices in our head. I like to call them the ‘Negative Committee.’ Do you sometimes come up with genius ideas and then think to yourself, ‘I could never do that?’ I think we all do. We’re so conditioned to be realistic that when we come up with amazing and crazy exciting dreams, we end up believing we can’t make them a reality because they’re not ‘realistic.’ We overthink and overcomplicate everything. We shoot ourselves down because we think our goals are out of our reach, that we don’t deserve them, or that there are too many challenges in the way.” 1 likes
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