A few simple tips to overcome the fear of being wrong...
Perhaps you’ve been sitting around the office and have overheard gossip claiming that one of the managers is “sleeping her way up the corporate ladder” or “just using so and so to get a promotion.” Sometimes this is simply office gossip and people are jealous of quick promotions so they look for an excuse other the simple fact that this woman has been working hard. Unfortunately, sometimes it’s true.
Intuition and intellect are the yin and yang that, when balanced, can lead to very solid decisions and leadership. Here are a few suggestions that will help you balance these forces...
Don't let adversity get you down. Learn to take the challenges posed by adversity and turn them into stepping stones to get you back on track.
Do you suffer from creative mental blocks? There are several things you can do to reboot your creativity. Try one or several of these and get back on track.
There's a fine line between bragging and pointing out our achievements in order to be successful. Here are a couple of things you can do in order to avoid becoming the unwanted office braggart:
Anything can happen in an interview, but you can exhaust and overwhelm yourself if you try and anticipate everything that they could possibly ask you. That’s when it’s time to calm yourself and focus on a couple central points to really nail your interview.
Are you being passed over for raises and promotions for this simple reason? Don’t let success slip past you again! Learn to be aggressive by asking for what you deserve.
Intuition is a tool we should be leveraging. Are you using yours?
It's time to overcome the stereotypes and generalizations and become more than someone else's description of a woman in the work place.