Women at Work
Women at Work
Oct 19, 2020
Too Shy to Be a Leader?
39 min

We all have preconceived notions about which personality types are fit to be in positions of power. And as a result, a lot of incompetent men become leaders because of the confidence they give off. But being self-assured doesn’t make you good at the job. Imagine if there were more reserved but truly competent women in leadership? So what if your boss blushes easily, as long as she’s emotionally intelligent and inspires her team?

One woman’s struggle with shyness prompts us to explore the seeming conflict between being shy and being a leader. With the help of an expert, we examine the professional advantages of certain personality traits related to shyness — like sensitivity and thoughtfulness — and discuss strategies to overcome the aspects of them that may hold you back at work.

Guest:

Alice Boyes is a former clinical psychologist turned writer and is author of The Healthy Mind Toolkit and The Anxiety Toolkit.

Resources:

Sign up for the Women at Work newsletter.

Email us: womenatwork@hbr.org

Find Your Dream Job: Insider Tips for Finding Work, Advancing your Career, and Loving Your Job
Find Your Dream Job: Insider Tips for Finding Work, Advancing your Career, and Loving Your Job
Mac Prichard
How to Make the Most of Your Alumni Network in a Job Search, with Tiffany Waddell Tate
You’ve updated your resume, figured out what lights you up, and held informational interviews. But you might still be missing an important piece in your job search: taking advantage of your alumni network. Find Your Dream Job guest Tiffany Waddell Tate offers a reminder that you have access to people across all sectors and locations simply because of where you were educated. Tiffany suggests using LinkedIn or the Career Services Office at your alma mater to connect with others from your school, and always remember to give back as much, or more, than you ask for. About Our Guest: Tiffany Waddell Tate (https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiffanywaddelltate/) is the CEO and founder of Career Maven Consulting. (https://www.careermavenconsulting.com/) It’s a career coaching and talent development firm. Resources in This Episode: * If you’re ready to create a resume that gets noticed, take a look at Tiffany’s mini-course, The Resume Cure. (https://careermavenacademy.teachable.com/p/the-resume-cure) * From our Sponsor: Find Your Dream Job is brought to you by TopResume.(http://macslist.org/topresume) Top Resume has helped more than 400,000 professionals land more interviews and get hired faster. Get a free review of your resume today from one of Top Resume’s expert writers. (http://macslist.org/topresume)
28 min
Millennial Money
Millennial Money
Shannah Compton Game
The Insiders Secrets to Know Your Value, Master Negotiation, and Take Back Your Life and Career Next Year | Jacqueline Twillie
Are you looking at your career this year and thinking it just isn’t riding on the fast lane as you had hoped? You’re so not alone. This year has been rough on many careers and salaries, not to mention working at home juggling your partner’s weird snack breaks and your neighbor who likes to run the lawnmower just when you’re hopping on a Zoom call. But I don’t want you to stay stuck. Jacqueline Twillie is back to share the insider secrets to know your value (aka how to fatten up your paycheck), master negotiation (without breaking out in a sweat), and take back your life and career next year. Meet Jacqueline When it comes to career advice, Jacqueline is my go-to. She’s been on the show a few times and is an auntie, latte lover, President of ZeroGap, passionate about ending the wage gap, 2 times best selling author, and a Saints fan. She’s coined the phrase, Nah, I know my value, and in this episode, she’s going to teach you how to know your value as well to earn more and live better. What You'll Learn * How to truly know your value * What we get wrong with knowing our value *  Ways to communicate your value to your boss or potential hires * 5 lies about negotiation that are keeping you stuck * Jacqueline's insider secrets to earning more and living better * How to negotiate for expenses when you work from home Links * ZeroGap * Jacqueline's website * Winning Season podcast Episode Sponsors Thanks to Fundrise for sponsoring this episode. Start building your better portfolio today! Get started at Fundrise.com/mymoney to have your first NINETY days of advisory fees waived. Thanks to Splitit for sponsoring this episode. Split your payments and live big. Go to Splitit.com today. SUBSCRIBE & SHARE Want to be the first to know when new episodes are released? Click here to subscribe in iTunes! IT’S FREE! 👉 Sign up for my weekly LET’S TALK MONEY email newsletter. Ask Shannah Have an Ask Shannah question, submit it here Get Social * Shannah on Twitter * Shannah on Instagram
42 min
How to Be Awesome at Your Job
How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Pete Mockaitis
622: Taking Control of Stress Before It Takes Control of You with Kirsty Bortoft
Kirsty Bortoft shares easy ways to keep stress and negativity at bay.  — YOU’LL LEARN —  1) How to un-hijack your brain in 12 seconds  2) How to effectively deal with stress in five steps  3) The number one reason why most people struggle with stress  Subscribe or visit AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep622 for clickable versions of the links below.  — ABOUT KIRSTY —  Kirsty Bortoft is an award-winning mindset coach to entrepreneurs and professionals. She helps them to dissolve stress and anxiety without having to resort to medication and traditional therapy. Kirsty developed the unique ‘Freedom Alignment Method', a three-stage process that crushes the obstacles so many high achievers frequently face during their lifetime. Obstacles that inevitably leave them feeling trapped by their current circumstance and pulled from the inner peace and happiness they deserve, despite working so very hard for it. • Kirsty’s book: Break Free From Pain: How to Heal from Physical, Emotional and Mental Pain  • Kirsty’s program: The Freedom Alignment Method  • Kirsty’s website: KirstyBortoft  • Kirsty’s YouTube: Kirsty Bortoft – Mindset Coach  • Kirsty’s Facebook: Kirsty Bortoft  • Kirsty’s Twitter: @KirstyBortoft  — RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE SHOW —  • Book: The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It by Kelly McGonigal  • Book: Letting Go: The Pathway of Surrender by David Hawkins  • Book: The Biology of Belief 10th Anniversary Edition: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter & Miracles by Bruce Lipton  • Personality: Joe Dispenza  — THANK YOU SPONSORS! —  Klaviyo. Grow your ecommerce business faster at klaviyo.com/grow
41 min
Search
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu