3 Inspiring Books Written by People of Color

The road to success isn’t always easy, but it’s fascinating to learn about how people have come to where they are today. As people of color, we often face many challenges when it comes to achieving success. Here are three amazing books that we hope will inspire you along your own path to success.



The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage by Daymond John

Before he was on Shark Tank, Daymond John was trying to get his T-shirt business off the ground on a $40 budget. However, with a little bit of luck and a whole lot of perseverance, John was able to create his own brand called FUBU. The story of how he was able to accomplish all of this is truly amazing and definitely worth a read.






Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

What does it take to make it in this world? According to Angela Duckworth, psychologist and 2013 recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship, it takes grit! In this book, Duckworth offers insightful advice as she talks about how believing in yourself and your abilities can help you in the long run when it comes to success.







The Guide to Strategic Networking: Dream. Plan. Create. Achieve. by Juliette C. Mayers

When it comes to networking and making the kind of connections that really matter, entrepreneur and author, Mayers, is the expert! While reading this book, she’ll walk you through figuring out what you really want to do, building your personal brand, creating a solid networking plan, and communicating effectively.





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