- Not a rose garden: Sometimes it does hurt to negotiate a raise, particularly while female. When people think the issue is limited to women failing to ask, remember: Both men and women view women who ask for raises negatively, and women sense this.
- Everyone needs this: Here are tips on how not to sound like a sexist jerk, even if you're a woman. How many of these have you said or heard?
- Your "no" may be better received than you think: That's in part due to your "harshness bias," which makes you think you'll get a more negative reaction than is likely. Here's more on why it's so hard to say no.
- Speechwriters reunion: Deloitte speechwriter Caroline Johns, who spoke at the UK Speechwriters Guild conference in Oxford last month, came to Washington for a meeting last week. We took the time to visit many of the monuments that celebrate great speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. and
- On May 15, I'll be convening another session of Be The Eloquent Woman in Washington, DC. It's a subversive new workshop that helps women executives and public officials learn how women speakers are perceived and how to subvert those expectations with confidence, content and credibility. Go here to read how the first workshop went and what participants had to say. Join us now--seats are filling!
- About the quote: Let us hear your authentic voice. From our Pinterest board of great quotes for speakers.
Monday, April 21, 2014
Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog. But you won't miss a thing, since I'm summarizing that extra content and putting it here on the blog for all readers to see. Here's what I shared in the week just past