How do women experience shame?
So why is it even important that we know, How Women Experience Shame? Because of one simple reason, when you know where shame comes from and you are not alone, you don’t blame yourself for that shame, which is liberating. According to Dr Brene’ Brown, when women were asked to share their definitions or experiences of shame, here’s what they said: Look…

Perils of Being Grateful
Sydney 2008, whilst having a day on the road, doing sales calls, I get stuck in the traffic with a colleague for over 40 mins. Chatting is the only way to kill time. In this purposeless, purely out of boredom chit chat he shares details of his renumeration package with me.  I am certain he has made a mistake with the numbers…

Challenging Meetings for Women in Workforce
Yesterday, I walked in to a boardroom meeting with 3 gentlemen waiting for me to take them through what I had planned to solve their team’s communication challenge. As soon as I saw dynamics in the room, I knew that I am going to face some challenge today and that awareness really helped me navigate the meeting. At one stage, I made…

Feeling like an Octopus as a Speaker
“Anjali your voice, tone, pace, pitch, dramatics can improve.” Over the last 3 weeks, I have purposely put myself in a situation where I knew I would get honest feedback on my speaking abilities. I have never been a believer of tone, voice, pitch and dramatics ( excluding pace, which I think is important to manage). My argument has always been speaking…