In recognition of Women’s History Month, AAR Corporation in Chicago’s women’s resource group “X Network” invited us to host a program for all employees. Our focus for the program was building confidence,
In January 2019 we returned to Barnes Dennig with the intention to build on our November workshop session, “The Power of No”. For this half-day session we dove deep into the idea of confidence– why it matters, how it affects our presence in the workplace, and how to communicate it.
Above all else, the best part of joining a sorority is being surrounded by women who are both very similar and very different from you. You’ll make friends from different states, majors, and backgrounds and learn to see the beauty in all passions, interests, and personalities.
Last year, our friend Christine Luken wrote a guest post here on our blog. The topic: Owning Your Financial Power. I took her advice to heart and felt that I had at least accomplished two of her recommendations—I had a good relationship with money, and I had (mostly) gotten over that pesky habit of undervaluing myself. I knew that there were areas where I could advance my financial literacy but that I was doing a good job in other areas.
What I have been reminded of recently with new research coming out is that I can always learn more, get more comfortable, and share that with others.
Amy Schumer’s movie “I Feel Pretty” is not about appearances, it is about confidence.
We shared our personal story that led us to understand that we don't need permission to demand the respect that we deserve.
Women are great leaders because they are great at building relationships, empowering others, tuning into people’s needs, and just being awesome. Once you have made it to the top, don’t forget those behind you, following the path you have blazed through. Be you, and lead courageously...like a girl.
This event was an opportunity for members to focus on themselves, building their confidence and relationships in the process.
During our workshop, we created Vision Boards and were incredibly moved by their stories!
Starting with yourself can be one of the most empowering steps of all in the fight for true equality, and you already have the tools.