Far too often, though, I see amazing women downplay their accomplishments, successes, and happiness so that it doesn’t make anyone else feel uncomfortable. In this episode, I walk through some of the reasons we shrink ourselves to make others feel better, and I talk about three things we should be doing instead.
What is the difference between the people who are really successful in their job search and the people who aren’t? I have identified FOUR characteristics of the most successful job searchers–the ones who end up finding perfect-fit jobs. If you’re falling flat in your job search and you want to know why, ask yourself if you’re exhibiting these four traits.
I know that anxiety looks and feels different for everyone, but today I’m simply sharing what it looks and feels like for me. Being confident means embracing all of the parts of yourself: the easy, the complicated, the highs, the lows, the wins, and the losses.
I’m going to let you in on a little secret today. Ready for it?
I want you to look around your office. Take a peek around that coffee shop you’re working from. Do you see the faces burrowed behind computer screens? More than half of those people–half of your coworkers and colleagues–are actively looking for new jobs or watching job openings. That’s right, 51 percent of employees are considering a change.
Do you struggle with saying no? Or saying yes? Have no idea when to say yes or when to say no?
Since the start of 2019, I have had dozens of conversations with women about this idea of saying yes. For some of us, we say yes to things out of guilt. Others of us think that people won’t like us if we don’t say yes. Are we saying yes when we really should say no? And vice versa?