Building & Expressing Confidence – Advice For Women Who Are Trying to Find a Balance

Many women today can feel as if they are pulled between several different competing sets of standards. On the one hand, they’re told to be dominant and bold. This is certainly behavior that tends to be rewarded in the workplace. On the other hand, many women are still socially conditioned to avoid being ‘pushy,’ which is…

Stop Being Polite, Start Getting Heard at Work

Within the professional domain, traits which are typically viewed as masculine are still highly valued: assertiveness, ability to negotiate, confidence, and yes, even a level of aggressiveness is still sometimes looked upon with respect. With the influx of women taking more roles in management, that perception is shifting towards more inclusion to a variety of communication…