Building Brave hosted Women’s Leadership Expert Sally Helgesen on May 24, 2021 for a powerful interview including member questions. Sally revealed four common habits from her internationally best-selling book, How Women Rise. Members learned practical tips and advice around the following habits from the book:
1. Reluctance to Claim Your Accomplishments
2. Expecting Others to Spontaneously Notice + Reward Your Contributions
6. Putting Your Job Before Your Career
8. The Disease to Please
Sally will be answering member questions throughout the summer, exclusively in the Building Brave Community.
Q1 – Janette asks, “What is a way to claim my achievements without being perceived as a show-off?” Hear Sally speak on claiming your achievements.
Q2 – Jen wonders: “What are some tips to stay out of the perfection trap + the disease to please mindset?” Watch as Sally shares how to avoid the disease to please.
Q3 – Pooja wants to know: “You have talked about your intention statement. When and where would you use it?” Catch Sally’s answer + learn what her own personal intention statement is.
Q4 – Brittany asks, “What questions can we ask ourselves to make sure we are keeping our career in front of the job?” Here Sally speaks to the importance of a career-first mindset.
Q5 – Shelley questions, “I feel like I always have to prove myself. Especially around my peers. Sometimes it’s hard to believe that I can do it. How do I get past the fear that I am not good enough and have the confidence to succeed?” View this snippet from Sally’s previous live event where she speaks to this.
Q6 – Julie wonders, “You said that self acceptance and confidence are key. What are a few ways to model this?” Check out how Sally answered her question.