Break the Good Girl Myth

How to Dismantle Outdated Rules, Unleash Your Power, and Design a More Purposeful Life

by Majo Molfino

On Sale: 07/28/2020

Break the Good Girl Myth

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Break the Good Girl Myth

How to Dismantle Outdated Rules, Unleash Your Power, and Design a More Purposeful Life

by Majo Molfino

On Sale: 07/28/2020

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About the Book

"A must-read for any woman who is ready to design a life on her own terms.” – Sophia Amoruso, Founder and CEO, Girlboss

Women: it’s time to break the good girl myths that are holding you back and share your true gifts with this groundbreaking book from Stanford University-trained designer and women’s leadership expert Majo Molfino.

For thousands of years, women have been taught to be “good” instead of powerful. But when we embody the good girl, we hold back their voices and gifts in a world that desperately needs female perspectives. 

Drawing on countless coaching sessions and conversations with female leaders, Majo identifies five self-sabotaging tendencies (“the five Good Girl Myths”) – Rules, Harmony, Logic, Perfection, and Sacrifice – every woman must overcome to unleash her power and design a more purposeful life. 

While there are many women’s leadership books, Majo uses her knowledge and training in design thinking (which is used by the world’s most innovative people and companies) to help you build creative confidence and break free from these disempowering myths once and for all. 

Discover how each myth negatively affects your relationships, career, and well-being and identify your primary good girl myth – the blindspot that’s zapping most of your power as a creative badass. 

If you’re a woman who can’t seem to get your voice or ideas out into the world, Break the Good Girl Myth will finally help you understand why and light the way out so you can become the woman you’re meant to be.  

Your time – our time – is now. 

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Critical Praise

"A must-read for any woman who is ready to design a life on her own terms. Majo holds up a big, clear mirror to help you see your blind spots and activate your power." - Sophia Amoruso, Founder & CEO, Girlboss

“One of our favorite questions in the Stanford Life Design Lab is 'What do you notice?' as it focuses you on what is actually happening and what you're learning by paying attention. Majo artfully couples deep self-reflection with design thinking to offer valuable and timely solutions for women. If you want a more well-designed and generative life, read this book.” - Dave Evans, co-founder of the Stanford Life Design Lab and co-author of Designing Your Life and Designing Your Work Life

“Practically every woman I know could benefit from Break the Good Girl Myth. Majo Molfino is working from a deep knowledge of the social factors that put contradictory pressures on all women, but her conversational writing makes reading this book feel like a chat with a good friend over coffee. Majo will change your thinking and your life, and make it all feel easy.” - Martha Beck, PhD., bestselling author and life coach

“Smart, empowering, and practical, Break the Good Girl Myth gives you the vision to break free from old constraints and then guides you in creating a better future for yourself – and the planet.” - BJ Fogg, PhD. New York Times bestselling author of Tiny Habits

“Majo’s words and ideas will change your life. Buy the book and discover your true potential as a woman." - Lisa Congdon, artist & illustrator

"An elegant, powerful framework for female liberation."  - Amber Rae, author of Choose Wonder over Worry

"Inspiring! Majo's insightful words help fortify your creative confidence so you can discover and share your gifts with the world!" - Jessica Hische, Lettering Artist and New York Times bestselling author of Tomorrow I'll Be Brave

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062894052
  • ISBN 10: 0062894056
  • Imprint: HarperOne
  • On Sale: 07/28/2020
  • Pages: 288
  • List Price:34.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
  • BISAC2 : SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
  • BISAC3 : SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory

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