August is National Black Business Month! Whether your business is large or small, you’re a budding entrepreneur or leading an established family enterprise, or even if you’re simply looking for insightful advice on career advancement, work-life balance, and financial wellness, August is your time. Check out our audiobook picks written by Black business owners, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists (because It’s About Damn Time), career advisors, thought leaders, and financial specialists (Tiffany “the Budgetnista” Aliche!). You’ll find what you need to support and inspire all your ventures, capital and otherwise.
For most of us, one hot stock tip is not going to change our destinies. What IS going to change our lives are the decisions that we make every day, especially the biggies. In Powershift, bestselling author and star of ABCâ€™s Shark Tank Daymond John reveals how to master the three prongs of influence that lead to meaningful change: reputation, negotiation, and relationships.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Iâ€™m Judging You, Professional Troublemaker is a hilarious and transformational book about how to tackle fearâ€“that everlasting haterâ€”and audaciously step into lives, careers, and legacies that go beyond even our wildest dreams.
Hear Luvvie Ajayi Jones talk about professional troublemaking on our This Is the Author podcast.
Social change requires social exchange. Founded on principles of psychology, sociology, management, and behavioral economics, The Conversation is a road map for uprooting entrenched biases. An essential tool for individuals, organizations, and communities of all sizes to jump-start dialogue on racism and bias that lead to concrete actions.
Set Boundaries, Find Peace presents simple-yet-powerful ways to establish healthy boundaries in all aspects of life. Rooted in the latest research and best practices used in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), these techniques help us identify and express our needs clearly and without apologyâ€“and unravel a root problem behind codependency, power struggles, anxiety, depression, burnout, and more.
Hear more from Nedra Glover Tawwab on our This Is the Author podcast.
Written and narrated by the CEO and co-founder of Jopwell, the leading career advancement platform for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals, Let Them See You is a collection of Braswellâ€™s straight-talking advice and mentorship for diverse careerists, from college students to mid-level professionals. A must-listen.
In Arlan Hamiltonâ€™s podcast Your First Million she goes behind-the-scenes to teach listeners how to achieve success, and in her audiobook Itâ€™s About Damn Time she goes even deeper and tells the story of how she broke into the boysâ€™ club of Silicon Valleyâ€”and how you too can reach your dreams.
Looking for more great listens? Browse our Amplify Black Voices on Audio Collection.