Gender inclusion in the corporate and working world has come a long way over the last several decades. However, now that more women are starting to hold seats at the tables where the big decisions are made – many female leaders struggle with speaking up, providing their valuable insight, and making meaningful contributions to the conversations and decisions that are being made.
On today’s episode, I’m discussing why you need to speak up, buttercup! I explain why powerhouse women won’t stay silent when sitting around the big tables in their businesses or organizations and how staying silent robs the conversation – and the people in it – of your value, insight, and brilliance. I’ll also share strategies you can use to help you find your voice and speak up at the tables where these big decisions are being made.
“Successful people are often comfortable sharing their half-baked ideas.” – Eleanor Beaton
Today on the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast:
- Why more women need to speak up and provide their insight during meetings
- The impact that honing your persuasive speaking and presentation skills can have on your success as a leader.
- The impression you portray to others by not speaking up in meetings.
- How to get more comfortable with speaking up in meetings.
Powerhouse Tips for Fierce Feminine Leaders:
- Share ideas that aren’t fully formed.
- Set a goal before you enter the meeting.
- Focus on the goal of the meeting and the people it serves.
- Ask for help.
Fierce Leadership Quotes:
- “If you’re sitting around a table and your voice isn’t heard – you have got to remedy that.”
- “To truly make an impact and unlock the next step in your career or business, you have to do more than take your seat at the table. You have to learn how to use your voice.”
- “It’s not about having self-doubt. It’s about dealing with it when it happens.”
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