Book Club: Women in Readership

Women In Readership – A Women’s Leadership Book Club

As women, we need connection and support to thrive at home and at work. Sometimes, our best ideas go undeveloped just because there was no one beside us to say “You can do it!” Our book club, Women in Readership, creates space for you to come together with other women to read great books, discuss great ideas, and create great lives for yourselves and your family.  Women in Readership is open to women in all walks of life and all career levels. The only requirement is that you be open to discussing new ideas (and hopefully, you’ll make time to read the book each month!)

The Book Club meets on the fourth Thursday of each month, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at The Avenue, 141 N. Martinwood Road in West Knoxville to discuss that month’s book and how we can act on the new ideas we learn. We hope you can join us!

Click the link to Register Now and there’s a link to buy the book.

Book Club: Daring Greatly
Join us for a discussion of Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way we Live, Love, Parent and Lead by Brené Brown. PLEASE LET US KNOW YOU ARE COMING – even though there is no cost, please use our ticket system, below, so we can track attendance and demographics.(Be assured we will never share your data!)

June 2017

How Women Can Succeed in the Workplace (Despite Having “Female Brains”) by Valerie Alexander. Valerie was the Keynote Speaker at the East TN Women’s Leadership Summit.

The Big Leap book coverMay 2017

The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks

GRIT book coverMarch 2017

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, a New York Times bestseller by Angela Duckworth.

Essentialism book coverFebruary 2017

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, a Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestseller by Greg McKeown.

Thrive book coverOur first book choice

The first book on our list: Ariana Huffington’s Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder, which was the basis for her newly launched website,

We will decide further titles on an ongoing basis, you can expect them to enrich your professional and personal life so you can develop into the leader you were meant to be.

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