When was the last time you took a moment to acknowledge all that you do? If it has been awhile, I bet you feel drained, unappreciated or overwhelmed.So many of us are doing "it". Whether your "it" is balancing work/life, single-parenting, going to school, taking care of parents or going through tough times, we are all doing "it". However, what we are not doing, is giving ourselves credit.
Once I discovered that my reputation was in need of repair, I took time to think through what reputation I really wanted. Knowing that I may only get one more chance, ensuring that I was building the right reputation was important. Knowing that my boss was the keeping of my reputation, I decided to target projects that would make her life easier and look great. In doing so, I knew I could stand a chance of restoring my reputation.
Names are everything in the world of business. Decisions involving jobs, promotions, demotions, salaries, perks, etc. are made based on names. So what names are people calling you?
Is it true? Are women really harder to work for? Many women I know would answer "Yes". Women are usually socialized to make friends and keep harmony. Therefore, competing with friends is frowned upon. Many of us believe that anyone who conflicts with us, is potentially out to get us. This variance in socialization plays out in the work place.
On a scale of 1-5 (with 5 being the highest), how would you rate your level of confidence? This is a question I often ask women. To my surprise, most rate themselves pretty high. In fact the majority rate themselves between a 4-5. Now, that's pretty darn confident. However, it always baffles me when I … Continue reading Are You Really As Confident As You Think?
Talking to your boss with confidence takes skill. Learning how to look your boss in the eye, communicate with confidence and earn your boss's respect, is important. Learn how to speak with confidence with your boss using these 5 confident body language tips.
Welcome back! There are all kinds of myths about confidence floating around. Below are 3 myths I thought you may find interesting. Myth #1. Confident People Are Born. The other day I watched a public TV interview with CEO, Bob Fish of Biggby Coffee. Mr. Fish, (AKA Biggby Bob) has a refreshing philosophy on what … Continue reading 3 Confidence Myths You Should Know