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October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An Evening with Maha Abouelenein


Books & Books


October 11
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Books & Books in Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
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Books & Books presents…



 7 Rules of Self-Reliance: How to Stay Low, Keep Moving, Invest in Yourself, and Own Your Future 

(Hay House Business,  $26.99)

Friday, October 11, 7 PM | Books & Books, Coral Gables


Books & Books is proud to present an evening with Maha Abouelenein discussing her new book, 7 Rules of Self-Reliance: How to Stay Low, Keep Moving, Invest in Yourself, and Own Your Future (Hay House Business, $26.99)

This event is FREE and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase the night of the event! Please RSVP only if you intend to join us.

About the Book:

Embrace the journey of self-reliance with global communications strategist Maha Abouelenein as she shows you how to deploy your greatest asset—yourself—to achieve your dreams and beyond.

In an era defined by rapid change and unrelenting uncertainty, mastering self-reliance is not just an option – it’s a necessity. Maha Abouelenein is a strategic communication and personal branding expert who has been instrumental in orchestrating transformations for clients that include global corporate giants, high-growth startups, sports organizations, governments, and high-net-worth individuals.

In 7 Rules of Self-Reliance, she draws upon her vast experience to deliver a profound guide on self-reliance. Inspired by her father’s teachings, Abouelenein encapsulates the essence of self-reliance through personal anecdotes, professional encounters, and a step-by-step playbook that delves into essential practices such as embracing a growth mindset, being a value creator, and reputation management in the digital age. Each chapter unfolds one of her seven transformative lessons that are not only practical but also deeply empowering.

This book isn’t just about personal growth; it’s about creating and seizing opportunities without waiting for permission from others. With the creator economy booming and more individuals turning to side hustles and self-employment, Abouelenein’s insights are timely and relevant. She demonstrates how self-reliance—rooted in self-confidence, self-worth, and the courage to believe in oneself can transform challenges into stepping stones and aspirations into achievements.

Whether you’re launching a business, pivoting in your career, or seeking personal fulfillment, 7 Rules of Self-Reliance provides a robust framework for navigating the demands of contemporary life while equipping you with the tools to thrive in today’s AI-enhanced, tumultuous landscape.


About the Author:

Maha Abouelenein is an American Egyptian with more than 30 years of global communications experience advising global corporate giants, startups, governments, CEOs and high-net-worth individuals. She is the CEO of Digital and Savvy, a strategic communications consulting firm with offices in the USA and Dubai.

A sought-after strategist and speaker, Maha is an expert on personal branding, reputation management, modern communications and the transformational power of storytelling. She is the former Head of Global Communications and Public Policy at Google and Founding Managing Director of Weber Shandwick in MENA. She worked in Promotions and Sports Marketing at General Mills before becoming an entrepreneur.

Maha is on the Global Board of Directors of the Associated Press and hosts the “Savvy Talk” podcast.