Do you feel stuck in your job? Frustrated that you are overlooked and unheard? Are you irritated that others may talk over you and don't allow you to speak? Is it difficult to find your voice? You want to advance but aren't comfortable telling anyone. If this is you, I need your feedback, please.
Helping women unlock their potential
September 28,2020 at 10:28PM UTC
I am creating an online course focused on helping women who feel stuck in their jobs get unstuck. This is done primarily through improving communication styles so that they become effective communicators in a 'man's world'. The goal is to unlock their potential.
As I go through the creation process for this course, I'd like to validate my course idea and content.
So, if you feel stuck in your job or feel frustrated that you aren't heard primarily in a 'man's world' and wouldn't mind giving me 20 minutes or so of your time, please contact me.
I'd love to talk with you more.
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