Jennifer Read Hawthorne

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The Soul of Success: A Woman’s Guide to Authentic Power

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Is the “quest for success” wearing you out? This is a book about being in the world in a new way. Here you’ll read how women from all walks of life broke through to a deeper experience of success in their personal and professional lives. Through their true stories, they impart their wisdom and advice and 27 essential principles you can use as guideposts to a new life direction.

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The Soul of Success encompasses everything I believe in. Integrity, faith, honesty, intuition and courage are traits that we all have, yet we sometimes forget to trust and believe in them. Trusting in your soul is the key to your success. Well written and worth the read.”

Erin Brockovich
Motivational speaker and author of
Take It From Me; Life’s a Struggle But You Can Win

“A beautiful book that shows us how glorious life can be when we go within to find the deeper aspects of success.”

Deepak Chopra
author of The Book of Secrets

“This uplifting book demonstrates how success isn't simply defined by what we achieve on the outside, but more importantly, how we feel about our lives on the inside.”

Barbara De Angelis
author of Real Moments and How Did I Get Here?

“Jennifer Read Hawthorne and all of the women featured in The Soul of Success demonstrate authenticity and its powerful influence on our lives.”

John Gray
author of Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

“From Baton Rouge to Katmandu, from Mother Teresa to the Masai, Ms. Hawthorne takes us on her life’s journey, a story of inspiration, personal exploration and fulfillment of one’s self—not with material goods but with positive energy and spirit that soars!”

Marie Mascola, executive vice president, RCM Broadcast Communications

“The Soul of Success gives us a glimpse of what can happen when we dare to be ruthlessly honest with ourselves and live in alignment with our deepest values.”

Cherie Carter-Scott, Ph.D., author of If Life is a Game, These are the Rules and If Life is a Game, These are the Stories

“Jennifer Hawthorne weaves people and themes together impeccably, creating a rich and transformative experience. I wept many times, laughed out loud, and felt deeply at home with the women in this book—all worthy models.”

Melissa Michaels, founder and director, Surfing the CreativeSM youth programs and developer of international rites of passage programs

“Inspiring and touching. These stories wonderfully illustrate what success really is.”

Barbara Sher, author of I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was

“A commendable collection of inspiring stories with the energy and heart to ignite spirits and resuscitate dreams.”

H. Jackson Brown, Jr., author of the Life’s Little Instruction Book series

“This book teaches us to seek wholeness, to feed the inner self. Otherwise, we may reach the pinnacle of success only to discover a lost and unfulfilled self.”

Marva Collins, award-winning educator, including Legendary Women of the World and the President’s National Humanitarian Award

“The Soul of Success is an inspiring book that encourages women to tap their inner gifts. It will be a source of comfort and courage to all who read it.”

Joan Lescinski, CSJ, Ph.D., President of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

“To find your heart is to find true success. Jennifer Read Hawthorne takes you deep into your heart with a book filled with inspiration, enlightenment, and a new definition of success. I love this book!”

Terri Amos, Miss USA 1982 and author of Message Sent: Retrieving the Gift of Love

“The Soul of Success reveals the deepest strengths of the feminine. It reminds us that divine wisdom is always available to us, if we just take a moment to listen.”

Judy Martin, contributing correspondent to National Public Radio and World Vision Radio

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