Gutsy Women WinGutsy Women Win

In Gutsy Women Win, speaker, leader coach, and author Pat Obuchowski describes a new model for success. It will help you identify your passions for leadership and life and then empower you to pursue them.

This book offers you an opportunity to examine how the model works through the lens of the stories of seven women. The model introduces nine elements that will help you take action and do what it is you want to do in your world to make a difference. If you hunger for a more fulfilling life, this book is for you.

Part of the proceeds from your purchase of Gutsy Women Win will benefit My Pink Scarf, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides knit or crochet scarves to cancer survivors.  The organization  was started in October of 2006 after Tara Lacher watched three family members battle cancer.  Little did she know she would be diagnosed with cancer a year later.  My Pink Scarf, Inc. has given out nearly 10,000 scarves to cancer survivors in 35 states and 14 countries and there are currently over 1,000 women on a waiting list.

Advanced Praise for Gutsy Women Win

“Many times, when you think of a “gutsy” person, you think of the flamboyant daredevil who hogs the spotlight.  In Gutsy Women Win, Pat shows you that nothing could be further from the truth.  Pat reveals that “gutsy” is YOU.  Gutsy Women Win gives you the blueprint for living your life with more gusto, passion, and verve, and the permission to play the bigger game called, “Your Life.””
– Dana Wilde, Bestselling Author of Train Your Brain and Host of The Mind Aware Show

“I encourage anyone to get ahold of this book and whether you’re a woman or a man who has a daughter or a wife who wants to be more empowered or stand up more for herself this is a great book. It’s great for yourself and for a gift. If you want to be a gutsier person by standing up for yourself and allowing yourself to understand and use your own power, this is the book that will help get you there.”
– Jack Canfield, Author, Chicken Soup for the Soul Series and The Success Principles

Gutsy Women Win inspires you to play big, get gutsy, and get going. Author Pat Obuchowski is the ultimate Bigger Game player and encourages us all to stop playing small in life. It’s time to get gutsy folks, and Pat shows us the way in this inspiring and must-read book.”
– Rick Tamlyn, author, Play Your Bigger Game, co-founder, The Bigger Game


Scrappy Women in Business: Living Proof that Bending the Rules Isn’t Breaking the Law (Edited by Kimberly Wiefling)

Although some people make it look easy, the reality is that the path to success is often convoluted and messy. It’s tempting to believe that the professionals surrounding us somehow have their act completely together while we lurch fitfully onward, but the real story is often much more complicated and chaotic. This refreshingly honest book provides welcome reassurance for every businesswoman who’s ever wondered, “Is it me, or has the whole rest of the company gone nuts?!” Each chapter is a fascinating description of one woman’s unlikely journey, and every story is teeming with personal insights and practical tips to encourage you along the way toward your own goals and dreams.

Enjoy a glimpse into Pat O’s jaunt through her career to what brought her to co-founding Gutsy Women Win.

As a young girl, I would always cringe when this question was asked of me. The problem was I never really knew if I wanted to grow up or not! Of course, I had no choice in the matter of growing up. It was going to happen. But I did have a choice in what I wanted to be. Throughout my career, I’ve set my sights on one career dream after another—sometimes materializing them seemingly out of sheer intention, and usually with a bit of synchronistic luck. If you think you’ve wandered in your career path, take heart! You are not alone. At various times in my life I thought I wanted to be a nun, a sports coach, a teacher, a journalist, a psychologist, and numerous other professions.  After wandering through these adventures I realized that I’ve Always Wanted to Run My Own Business.

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