The Bossed Up book is here!


your no-BS guide for being the
BOSS of your career & life!

As a recovering hot mess myself, I don’t pull any punches in this new book.


If you’re ready to take charge of your trajectory, learn new skills to own your voice,

and craft a career you love, this book is your guide for getting bossed up!

“If you want a career guide that really understands what it’s like to be an ambitious woman in 2019, look no further.”


Bridget Todd

Activist and former Co-Host of Stuff Mom Never Told You

what's inside

How to ditch the martyrdom mindset

How to cultivate your boss identity

How to strive for progress, not perfection

How to speak like a boss to act like a boss

How to be a goal digger for the long haul

How to cultivate your community of courage

“Emilie Aries is not your typical #girlboss and Bossed Up isn’t your typical girl power manual. It’s a practical, accessible, and thoroughly feminist guide.”


Jill Filipovic

Author of The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness.

“Emilie shares practical advice for ditching martyrdom, advocating for yourself, and avoiding burnout. Readers are guaranteed to learn a ton.”

Elisa Kreisinger

Award-winning writer, producer and host

“If you feel like your career is happening to you, read this book! Emilie helps you get to action, make a change, and get in to the driver’s seat of your life.”

Maxie McCoy

Author of You’re Not Lost: An Inspired Action Plan for Finding Your Own Way

“Bossed Up is a fresh, smart, and fun read for any woman who wants to advocate for the career and life she wants, without getting burnt out by a world still full of obstacles and injustice.”


Franchesca Ramsey

Author of Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist

and Host of MTV Decoded

About Emilie

Emilie Aries is a political organizer turned award-winning women’s leadership consultant. After her own battle with burnout, Emilie started Bossed Up—a  personal and professional training organization— in 2013 to help other women strive for more sustainable success. 

Emilie hosts the bi-weekly Bossed Up Podcast, where she breaks down listener career conundrums, interviews expert guests, and shares strategies for personal and professional success. 

Emilie is based in Denver, CO, where you might find her hiking with #BradTheBoo and #TeddyTheDog or skiing fresh powder when she’s not at her laptop or behind the podcast mic.

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