Taking Your Power Back in Meetings

Taking Your Power Back in Meetings

Even at the highest levels in companies large and small, many otherwise strong and bold women struggle in meetings. Many say their voices are drowned out; others say they are ignored or overlooked, and others can’t find a way into the conversation at all. And, in this new era of virtual meetings, the problem has become harder to manage. 

In this episode, Monica shares women’s stories and experiences in meetings, what the research by Harvard Business Review shows, and how to take your power back in meetings.

Highlights:

[00:34] Women’s experience in meetings
[02:25] What the research shows
[04:25] How to take your power back
[08:00] Using muscular language
[12:38] Practice and prepare in advance

Quotes:

“It’s less about what we say and more of how we say it.” – Monica Marquez 

“You can learn to take your power back. You must practice, test, and learn.” – Monica Marquez

About Nikki Barua:

Nikki Barua is a digital innovator, serial entrepreneur, author & speaker. Learn more at nikkibarua.com.

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About Monica Marquez:

Monica Marquez is a senior corporate leader, ex-Googler, and diversity expert. Learn more at themonicamarquez.com.

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