Episode 36: Believe You Belong at the Table with Andrea Heuston
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Andrea Heuston is the founder and CEO of Artitudes Design who has been in the tech industry for 30 years.

Her company, Artitudes Design, is a full-service creative services and experiential design firm that specializes in providing high level speaking and design support to top executives.

Andrea is a respected business leader and entrepreneur who is sought after as a board member, a keynote speaker, a prolific voice on women’s and leadership topics in the workforce as well as a LinkedIn Social network influencer.

In 2018, her article, “Lead Like a Woman” became the 3rd most viewed article on LinkedIn.

Andrea is passionate about helping close the gender gap for women in business and hosts the Lead Like a Woman podcast where she interviews top women leaders as they share their stories on life and leadership.

In this episode…

Andrea shares how she finds the first step in getting started is mindset - know you belong at the table with an enterprise company at the C-Suite level. They may be high-powered but they do not have your product or your knowledge. You have a lot to give. You provide value. 

Reach out to people you have a previous connection with as they are more likely to be open to the conversation rather than a new connection. People are receptive to helping others. And, surprisingly, the people who are farther away from your day-to-day work are more likely to help.  Adam Grant says there is power in that connection. Those close to you are part of the story, not as likely to help grow the story. 

Learn more about making confident asks in this episode of the What's Your Ask show with Stephanie Sims as she hosts Andrea Heuston, founder and CEO of Artitudes Design. Andrea discuss with Stephanie how to spend your time on what you're good at and passionate about.

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