343 million Europeans have a woman’s signature on their official currency, the Euro €. While Christine Lagarde, as President of the European Central Bank, may inspire us to get more comfortable talking about money, “61% of women would rather talk about their own death…..” Sallie Krawcheck.=> GET MORE COMFORTABLE WITH MONEY & MONEY TALK
“Tell me what you want, what you really really want …“
The wonderful lyrics of the Spice Girls 1996 (yes, it’s that long ago) hit song. Sometimes knowing what we really want is a complex mix of work and life priorities, each challenging the other for pole position. And that’s just the items that are in our awareness.=> EXPLORE INSPIRATION & TOOLS TO UNCOVER WHAT YOU REALLY WANT
“What is the worst that can happen if you ask your colleagues what they are paid?”
Sharing salary information amongst colleagues is a critical way that women have uncovered unequal pay. Consider with whom you may be in a position to share information about both salary and benefits. Perhaps you, like Samatha Barry, can nurture a whisper network worth 10 thousand.=> How to Ask Your Coworkers About Their Pay
Before helping, you need to decide to help. Decide today.
Everyone has unconscious bias, stereotypes we hold about groups of people but of which we may be unaware. Learn more about unconscious discrimination and test yours.=> Read On For Fun Riddles To Test Your Unconscious Bias
Those around us are in an unrivaled position to help us. We all have something more to learn. But getting and giving feedback is hard. Here’s how to do it better (enriched with a few chocolate tips).
Asking for feedback may highlight good things of which you are unaware, and help avoid blind-spots that can impede or, even derail, your career.Learn About Actionable Feedback => Here