J.J. DiGeronimo is the president of Tech Savvy Women, an international organization of experienced women in tech careers and organizations. Shortly after graduating college with a degree in computer information systems, she began her career designing data center infrastructures for Fortune 500 companies before deciding to quit her lucrative job and follow her passion. J.J. is the author of two books, including the newly released Accelerate Your Impact: Action Based Strategies to Pave Your Professional Path.
Today, J.J. joins me on the show to share her thoughts on self-efficacy and the challenges women in the tech industry often face today. We also discuss what women can do to advance their careers while following their passion within their organization, or how to start your entrepreneurial journey the smart way.
“If you’re not really clear on where you are and where you want to go, it’s very difficult for other people to help you.” – J.J. DiGeronimo
Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:
- Why you need to assess your professional network – and how.
- The difference between how men and women network with others.
- What is self-efficacy and how can you learn it.
- How learning self-efficacy can help you discover new opportunities.
- How to get the most out of organized networking events.
- How career coaching is different from mentorships and sponsorships.
J.J.’s Top 3 Success Tips for Women Making the Entrepreneurial Leap:
- Get the right people around you.
- Make sure you know who your customer is and what problem you are solving.
- Make sure you are marketing yourself and pricing yourself appropriately.
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