Being a girl boss is no easy task, but here are 10 essentials that will help you kick ass and take on the world.
If you’ve never been a planner-obsessed person before, now is the time to invest in a GOOD planner. Whether you’re managing your own business or trying to achieve your dreams, staying organized is so important. Having a good planner can help you keep track of important meetings, appointments, etc.
Every girl boss needs to have that one bag they can grab and go. You want a bag that will be able hold your tech gadgets (laptop, cellphone, etc.) as well as your other essentials. And who says just because it’s practical it can’t also be stylish?
Inspirational Reading Material
There’s nothing like a good book to find inspiration for your business, job, etc. Reading any of these books will make you feel like you’re on a coffee date with the author. Laugh and cry with these girl boss’s as they share how they got to where they are and the lessons they learned along the way. Three of my suggestions: Leave Your Mark by DKNY’s former top marketer Aliza Licht, Tina Fey’s Bossypants, and Cara Alwill Leyba’s Girl Code.
On any given day, you never know who you will run into! Having business cards on hand at all times is a must. You can create professional yet super chic looking business cards on sites like Zazzle.
And you can keep them organized in a holder like this one from Kate Spade, the “Let’s Do Lunch” Business Card Holder.
If you’re an on-the-go kind of gal, you need an on-the-go kind of mug. Having a good quality tumbler will keep your drinks cold or hot and will be less likely to break and spill all over the place. This reassurance is a must as you tote your coffee from place to place. Both the Yeti Rambler Series and the Beast from Greens Steel fit the bill.