I recently had the chance to interview a lot of women who made it to the C-Suite. In doing so, I found myself reflecting on how their journey compared to my own.
Assertiveness is a skill regularly mentioned by entrepreneurs who started with nothing and achieved a significant business success. But, what is it really?
Let’s face it. We humans can be terrible communicators. But having tough conversations is part of being a grown-ass woman …not to mention it’s essential for getting what you want out of work and life.
It’s one of those words that stops a woman leader in her tracks. Is that a good thing? Am I being complimented or critiqued? Isn’t that what leaders are like? It is such a loaded term because it’s commonly misconstrued with a similar (but critically different) word: assertive. Th