On the porch of my childhood home, a plaque hung on the exposed beams, just about where your eyes would naturally rest when you were gazing up in thought. The plaque contained a quote, attributed to Abraham Lincoln: 'Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak up and remove all doubt.'
Speaking Down: The Innovation Killer. In my mind, "no" can be one of the most offensive words in the English language. Wrongly
It is a privilege to have amazing experiences with icons, but we cannot let awe turn into awful by revealing confidences or gushing about the private lives of public figures. Loose lips sink large luxury yachts.
The Shocking Truth of Not Speaking Up
Dear Val, I work for two women bosses who are experienced, extremely capable, and excellent at their jobs. There are many
If I wasn’t prepared when a teacher called on me, I’d freeze up. I’d shake and sweat, stammering and sputtering over my words
Teens have a voice and it is important for us to use it, no matter how small or big the issue.
If I could encourage women to do one thing, it would be to ask for what you want. Stop overthinking every simple (and not so simple) request, and just ask! Ask without apology.