When you hear my unabashed enthusiasm and connection with today’s guest, Nicole Lapin, I think you will understand why we hit it off so quickly.
Already an accomplished journalist by her 30th birthday, Nicole expanded her reach with her 2015 release of the New York Times bestseller, “Rich Bitch.” Yes, that’s the title. Nicole’s premise is simple: She wanted to own that word and use it to attract people who might not necessarily pick up a personal finance book.
Nicole’s latest book, which is laugh-out-loud funny, is called “Boss Bitch: A Simple 12-Step Plan to Take Charge of Your Career.” Despite the title of both her books, they are not exclusively for women. Both are about taking charge, no matter who you are.
Boss Bitch is about being a boss without having a business card or dozens of employees to prove it. Here are some topics that Nicole explores:
- Be the CEO of YOU by running your life like a business
- Think like a boss by being entrepreneurial within an existing company
- Get your dream job—and crush it
- Be a hustler by exploring your passions and making extra money
Nicole’s writing jibes with one of the common themes of Better Off: When you invest in yourself, you’ll usually find it will pay more dividends than any conventional investment! Like diet and exercise, just a few small steps often leads to long-lasting improvements.
I had so much fun with this interview that I can’t wait for Nicole’s next book! I suspect it will have a certain word in the title…
“Better Off” is sponsored by Betterment. For more career and finance tips, connect with Nicole on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. You can also catch Nicole on television as part of the business competition reality show Hatched on CBS stations across the country.
This article originally appeared on Jill Schlesinger’s LinkedIn.
The opinions stated on the Better Off podcast are those of the host, Jill Schlesinger, and her guests, and not those of Betterment or its employees. Any third party links provided are offered as a matter of convenience and are not intended to imply that Betterment endorses, or is affiliated with the owners of or any information contained on those sites, unless expressly stated otherwise. Listen to a preview and subscribe to “Better Off” here.
Frequently Asked Questions about Betterment
Just starting out exploring Betterment? These are the frequently asked questions that help people find their way.
Achieving Presence: An Interview with Social Psychologist Amy Cuddy
Life is full of challenges, both personally and professionally. Today’s interview with Amy Cuddy is the perfect example. It took a full year to…
ETF Selection for Portfolio Construction: A Methodology
Betterment seeks to maximize investor take-home returns, which drives our investment selection criteria and process.
Explore your first goal
This is a great place to start—an emergency fund for life's unplanned hiccups. A safety net is a conservative portfolio.
Whether it's a long way off or just around the corner, we'll help you save for the retirement you deserve.
If you want to invest and build wealth over time, then this is the goal for you. This is an excellent goal type for unknown future needs or money you plan to pass to future generations.