It isn't bragging if it is backed up with facts
Research shows that while women are well represented as middle managers, their numbers drop when making the jump to VP-level executives or well-funded entrepreneurs. One of the big hurdles women face when tackling this gap is practicing self-promotion - or vocally expressing their achievements in a working environment or when making a pitch.
We believe this issue is also true for underrepresented groups.
IamRemarkable is a Google initiative empowering women and underrepresented groups to speak openly about their accomplishments in the workplace and beyond.
The 90-minute workshop (open to both women and men) focuses on one small, but important, action that each of us can take (and model for others).
Change is rarely accomplished in one sweep but rather in small, consistent choices we make daily.
Here are some ways to continue to build your self-promotion muscle: Follow up exercises
This is a Progress Tracker here.
The literature review has a ton of resources you can leverage and share.
This is a great video outlining Imposter Syndrome that was shared by a former colleague.
Know a community or team that could benefit from this session? You can share that I am doing the workshop this year in-person and virtually. The form to learn more and sign up is here.
Finally, I would like to encourage you to get trained to conduct the workshops for others.
I'm here as a resource if you need me.
Remember, it isn't bragging if it is backed up with facts.