When I think back on the times when I was navigating each new environment, I find there are ‘power’ stories and ‘no power’ stories – times when I felt personally powerful to create change, and times when I felt that the power was in someone else’s hands.
Women in finance and other traditionally male-dominated, competitive and ‘hustle’-energy environments experience particular challenges. Here are some findings, personal perspectives and tools to support women to build personal power and professional confidence.
Power differences exist between people and within different situations. This can create very real challenges and roadblocks to achieving your goals – which to me, highlights the importance of improving your chances by working on your personal power.