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Summary: The story of Emma Harte, a bright and ambitious servant girl who overcomes her impoverished Yorkshire beginnings in her quest to become an international retailing magnate and one of the richest women in the world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV WOM

Bonney, Grace

Summary: Across the globe, women are embracing the entrepreneurial spirit and starting creative businesses. In the Company of Women profiles over 100 of these influential and creative women from all ages, races, backgrounds, and industries. Chock-full of practical, inspirational advice for those looking to forge their own paths, these interviews detail the keys to success (for example, going with your...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 651 BON

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 651 Bonney 2016

Summary: Profiles women leaders in the fields of politics, business, military, space, motion pictures, and comedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAK

Girard, Joe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.85 GIR

Matthias, Rebecca.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Currency/Doubleday 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.872 MAT

Ryan, Sofie

Summary: "Local squabbles about property development have the town of North Harbor, Maine, in quite a state of drama--and it seems like someone may even be upset enough to kill. When a local man involved in the real estate quagmire falls over dead at a reception to celebrate the harbor front's redevelopment, Sarah Grayson gets roped in to investigate by her own IT expert, who has long known the victim's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2021

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC RYA

Stanley, Thomas J.

Summary: Examines the ways wealthy businesswomen earn, manage, and generously share their money, discussing the lifestyles, beliefs, and spending habits of successful American women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Pub. 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1082 STA

Summary: In the 1950s, American women discovered they could earn thousands, even millions of dollars, from bowls that burped. "Tupperware ladies" fanned out across the nation's living rooms, selling efficiency and convenience to their friends and neighbors through home parties. The secret behind Tupperware's success: the women of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds who discovered they could move up in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TUP

Fitzgerald, Kathie.

Contents: 1. -- Profiles of success. -- Artisans. -- Shop owners. -- Nurturing your creativity. -- Designer/producers. -- Service Providers. -- 2. -- Business-crafting workshop. -- The business plan. -- Financing. -- Product development. -- Marketing and sales. -- Presenting your vision. -- Financial management. -- Staffing. -- Growing bigger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hearst Books 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.506 Fitzgerald

Thomas, Marlo

Summary: Presents inspiring and empowering stories of women who have reinvented themselves in extraordinary ways, proving to women of all ages that the best is yet to come.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 650.1 THO

Gotch, Jen

Summary: "An entertaining, humorous, and inspirational memoir-think #GirlBoss meets Furiously Happy-about harnessing your creativity and embracing your flaws to reach your goals. With humor and heart, ban.do founder Jen Gotch shares the empowering story of her unlikely journey to becoming the creator and CCO of a multimillion-dollar brand. From her childhood in Florida where her early struggles with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GOTCH, JEN GOT

Gilbert, Jennifer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GILBERT, JENNIFER GIL

Macy, Meg

Summary: "Sasha and her sister Maddie are thrilled that the Silver Bear Shop and Factory has won the Teddy Bear Keepsake Contest, which means they get to produce a holiday specialty toy, a wizard bear named "Beary Potter." Promising to be just as magical is Silver Hollow's annual tree-lighting ceremony and village parade. Only one hitch- the parade's mascot, Santa Bear-played by Mayor Cal Bloom-is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale Cengage Learning 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MAC

Mangano, Joy

Summary: The visionary entrepreneur and inventor shares an inspirational blueprint for promoting personal success and fulfillment, sharing stories from her childhood, family, and career experiences that illustrate how healthier perspectives can significantly improve one's life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MANGANO, JOY MAN

Meltzer, Marisa

Summary: Marisa Meltzer began her first diet at the age of five. Growing up an indoors-loving child in Northern California, she learned from an early age that weight was the one part of her life she could neither change nor even really understand. Fast forward nearly four decades. Marisa, also a contributor to the New Yorker and the New York Times, comes across an obituary for Jean Nidetch, the Queens,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.25 MEL

Hinman, Bonnie

Summary: Ivanka Trump has carved a name for herself in the business world and as a political activist assisting her father, President Donald Trump. Ivanka Trump: Businesswoman and Political Activist explores Trump's early life and her successful business ventures. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TRU

Ephron, Hallie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Emily Harlow is a professional organizer who helps people declutter their lives; she's married to man who can't drive past a yard sale without stopping. He's filled their basement, attic, and garage with his finds. Like other professionals who make a living decluttering peoples' lives, Emily has devised a set of ironclad rules. When working with couples, she makes clear that the client is only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EPH

Nurin, Tara

Summary: It’s women, not men, who’ve brewed beer throughout most of human history. Their role as family and village brewer lasted for hundreds of thousands of years—through the earliest days of Mesopotamian civilization, the reign of Cleopatra, the witch trials of Medieval and Renaissance Europe, and the settling of colonial America. A Woman’s Place Is in the Brewhouse celebrates the contributions and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2021

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Rai, Alisha

Summary: "Two rival dating app creators find themselves at odds in the boardroom but in sync in the bedroom. Rhiannon Hunter may have revolutionized romance in the digital world, but in real life she only swipes right on her career--and the occasional hookup. Thecynical dating app creator controls her love life with a few key rules: - Nude pics are by invitation only - If someone stands you up, block...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon 2019

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Fitoussi, Michèle

Summary: Helena Rubinstein not only enjoyed unbelievable success, but was also instrumental in empowering and liberating women. This is her story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RUBINSTEIN, HELENA FIT

Ephron, Hallie

Summary: "After a video of her organizing her sock drawer goes viral, Emily Harlow uses her moment in the spotlight to start Freeze-Frame Clutter Kickers and launch her career as a professional organizer. The catch: she's married to a man who can't drive past a yard sale without stopping. Like other professionals who make a living decluttering people's lives, Emily has devised a set of ironclad rules....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC EPH

Summary: Kate is a successful and single businesswoman who has long put her career ahead of a personal life. At 37, she's finally determined to have a child on her own. Unable to get pregnant, a driven Kate allows South Philly working girl Angie Ostrowiski to become her unlikely surrogate. After learning that Angie is pregnant, Kate goes into precision nesting mode. She reads childcare books,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BAB

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Baby 2008

Biederman, Marcia

Summary: The best-known educator of the 20th century was a scammer in cashmere. "The most famous reading teacher in the world," as television hosts introduced her, Evelyn Wood had little classroom experience, no degrees in reading instruction, and a background that included work at a Mormon mission in Germany at a time when the church was cooperating with the Third Reich. Nevertheless, a nation spooked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WOOD, EVELYN BIE

Pollack, Pam.

Summary: Examines the life and accomplishments of computer industry pioneer Steve Jobs, a founder of Apple Computer, Inc.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET JOBS

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