How do good eyebrows and mirror neurons help fight misogyny and make you a better leader? Explore this lesson from Burlesque for the Boardroom to find out...
We all know that the most memorable and impactful people and events in our lives, the ones that move us and inspire us to take action, are those that evoke high emotion. Yet we still live in a time where people (especially in business) judge emotional expression to be weak and inappropriate. Today, I'm talking about how to express yourself without coming off as too "touchy-feely" so that you can honor, validate, and authentically express your emotions.
We live in a world that instructs us to hold our truest desires and intentions close to our chest, and to not share them with others. We consider them bargaining chips in negotiations, and are told not be vulnerable by sharing them. We withhold information from our loved ones as to not hurt their feelings.
In concealing truth from others we also begin concealing it from ourselves. In a previous blog, I talked about how and why to make implicit intentions explicit to increase your confidence and influence. Today I'm sharing tips on when you should share your intentions, and three questions to ask yourself when you are trying to be persuasive.
When you're in a leadership role, it's critical to give and receive feedback constantly. Feedback should be a constant dialogue both when things are going well and when they could improve. What is the single best thing you can do to give better feedback that will increase your confidence and influence?