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What if you could be more confident and powerful by changing just a few things in your life?  We all want to be confident but sometimes our inner critic prevents us from getting the things we deserve.  Learn how to radiate confidence and courage in your daily life to get the power and influence you deserve as a woman.  

Don’t Forget Your Lipstick, Girl will help you:

  • Identify actions that could undermine your confidence and power

  • Take small steps to become more assertive and self-assured in your personal and work life.

  • Find your voice and gain a seat at the table with male equals


ISBN 978-0-9904103-6-2
Library of Congress Control Number 2019902512
List Price $18.95 

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Have you ever walked by a mirror and thought, "Oh my, I'm beginning to look like Mom?" Are you dreading another birthday? Well, good news, help is on the way. Meet our NEW AMBASSADORS OF AGING in a humorous and heartfelt book.  Two sisters; Jessica, age 62 living on the East Coast, and Marilou, 70 on the West Coast interviewed women from all walks of life ages 60 and over (including two centenarians) who talk about their hopes and dreams for the future, what makes them happy, motivated and relevant as they kick up their heels in response to the side effects of aging.  These women share their secrets for managing money, making friends, staying physically and cognitively active and offer personal tips for how to Navigate Each Decade with Optimism and Grace.  Features in this book include:


ISBN 978-0-990-41033-3-1
Library of Congress Control Number 2019902512
List Price $18.95 

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KNOW YOUR WORTH, GIRL  Invest in Yourself and Spend it on You! 

LOOKING FOR A FUN AND INSPIRATIONAL BOOK TO BE YOUR BEST SELF ON A GOOD DAY? KNOW YOUR WORTH, GIRL by the Sister to Sister authors, Dr. Marilou Ryder and Jessica Thompson will turn your head. Dive in, pick a few pages at random or read the pages backward. Whatever your method for reading this book you'll gain the same nuggets of inspiration, tips, hints, and truths that cover a wide range of themes; from investing in your own confidence to claiming your right to what you're truly worth as a woman. Perfectly sized for a nightstand table or to tuck in your purse for an on-the-go guide, KNOW YOUR WORTH, GIRL makes an ideal companion as you start or end your day―or whenever you or a friend need an uplifting pick-me-up. Lively and entertaining graphics inspire all women to invest in themselves and reap the rewards.

ISBN 978-0-990-41033-8-6
Library of Congress Control Number 2020944873
List Price $12.95 

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LOVE YOUR AGE, GIRL Be Good to Yourself and Live to 100!

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CAUGHT YOURSELF SAYING, I’M GETTING OLD? Embrace the moment and love yourself and your age.  If you are over 50, you’ll LOVE the inspirations, hints, tips, and truths in LOVE YOUR AGE, GIRL. Read a page here or there and flip through from the front to back and back to front. Whatever way you choose to enjoy this book, there is no right or wrong way to turn the pages. After reading each page, you’ll find yourself saying, “Bring on that next birthday."

ISBN 978-1-7356854-1-0
Library of Congress Control Number 2020949064
List Price $12.95 

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SHOW YOUR WORTH, GIRL Be Bold, Speak Up, Be Heard

NOTE TO SELF: Be Brilliant, Be Positive, Be Smart, Be President… Like a Girl

Show Your Worth, Girl is an engaging 6 x 6-inch INSTAGRAPHIC for teen girls ages 11-18.   Use this book to connect with girls in your groups, clubs, sports, organizations and teammates.  Read our book together.  The next day talk, share, discuss and bond over the selections found inside the pages. It’s a great tool and a perfect way to exercise your Girl Power together.    This INSTAGRAPHIC will build up a young adult’s self-esteem and confidence with creative inspirations and #GirlPower Tips that encourage girls to think positively, release self-doubt, and start loving and showing who they are.

ISBN 978-1-7356854-3-4
Library of Congress Control Number 2021938463
List Price $12.95 

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SELF SABOTAGE: Ten Personal Power Tips to be Your Best Self on a Good Day

This new Instagraphic offers practical and engaging Personal Power Tips to help you conquer negative mind trash and behaviors that could be sabotaging your life. Whether stuck in a career, dating the wrong person, or unable to say the word "no" when life gets hectic, our compact and inspiring book, SELF SABOTAGE offers tips and strategies to use right away.

Dr. Marilou Ryder and Jessica Thompson, the popular Sister to Sister Authors understand that most women and girls are extremely busy and don’t have a lot of extra time to read through full-length self-improvement books. So they wrote an easy-to-read, easy-to-digest book just for you! So if you are short on time, and life is just plain too busy, the tips in this compact and easy-to-read book can be read and absorbed in less than an hour. Purchase your copy now to get started with new tools to embrace the life you truly deserve as a woman.


ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1735685461ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1735685465

Library of Congress Control Number 2021938463
List Price $12.95 

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SUPER POWER MOVES: Strategies for Women to Gain Presence, Influence Others and Own the Room (Kindle Edition)

You’re smart, a high performer, and determined to get more out of life. So why are you not getting ahead in your life and career? Chances are, you may need to focus on some personal traits and replace them with some simple and powerful strategies that can boost your presence and increase your influence on the world.

SUPER POWER MOVES: Strategies for Women to Gain Presence, Influence Others, and Own the Room shares proven strategies to help you manage your personal power with friends, partners, children, colleagues, and bosses to get the life you deserve.

List Price $9.95 


RULES OF THE GAME: How to Win a Job in Educational Leadership
Second Edition: Dr. Marilou Ryder
A smart publication to jump start your career with winning moves for your next job in educational administration which include PLANNING, PACKAGING, PREPARING, PERSEVERING and PERFECTING YOUR BRAND. Insider Tips and Trade Secrets!At last--a professional educator, having served in all leadership roles-- principal, assistant  superintendent and superintendent reveals her inside tips and trade secrets to help you create a self-promotion plan, excel at the interview process and win job offers.  Few books are written explicitly
for the educator aspiring to move into school administration or current administrators desiring to move on to the next level. This book explains the promotion process from beginning to end within the context of four major league arenas.


ISBN: 978-0-692-01696-1
Library of Congress Control Number 2012933699

List Price: $29.99 plus shipping

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RULES OF THE GAME: How to Win a Job in Educational Leadership

A companion resource guide to the original Rules of the Game paperback book that aims to help you synthesize the information you learn in the book.  The WORKBOOK will help you to develop your strategy to succeed and gain confidence in the interview process.  


Library of Congress Control Number 2019903830

ISBN-10: 099041034X

ISBN-13: 978-09904103484

List Price: $19.99 plus shipping

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How to Stay in the Game as an Educational Leader
Dr. Marilou Ryder and Dr. Tamerin Capellino
Finally, a book that focuses on the aspects of leadership that can chip away at your career, cause you to lose your job, or worse yet, make you lose your will to lead. This book aims to make your journey a little easier by offering effective tools and insider tips to Stay in the GAME.   Written by Dr. Marilou Ryder and Dr. Tamerin Capellino, whom both received Faculty of the Year Awards at Brandman University part of the Chapman University System for their major contributions to a highly successful, innovative doctoral program in Organizational Leadership.  Collectively they have served in all leadership roles, as assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent.



ISBN: 978-0-9904103-0-0
Library of Congress Control Number 2014909297

List Price: $24.99 plus shipping



Breaking the Codes that Sabotage Personal and Professional Lives
Dr. Marilou Ryder and Dr. Judith Briles


Also called gender dissonance or power static, The SeXX Factor is about behaviors, attitudes, and strategies of women that inhibit, encumber or impede them in their personal, family, and professional lives.  These behaviors produce a subconscious discomfort or uneasiness in men, who react by getting angry, confused, or resentful.  women end up dealing with unnecessary roadblocks and traps. 



ISBN: 0-88282-218-7
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List Price: $15.95 plus shipping