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Women in Leadership: Finding Your Voice and Personal Power


The natural leadership behaviors that many women exhibit – emotional intelligence, empathy and diplomacy—have been proven to be effective leadership skills and yet many women find themselves second guessing their leadership abilities and personal power. Attend this workshop to explore issues of women and power and build skills to be your best advocate. Find your true authentic voice and leadership style while building a community of support.

The course meets the requirements of Government Code 19995.4(c) of 20-hours of continuing professional education biennially for all levels of supervisors in state service.

Women in leadership roles who wish to increase their personal power in more authentic ways

• Women, power and stereotypes– hindrances and amplifiers

• What women uniquely bring to the workplace and how to continue to leverage those behaviors

• The neuroscience of gender

• Your unique identity: Identifying your values, strengths, weaknesses and leadership style

• Building confidence and counteracting your own worst enemies

• Leaning In vs. sitting back

• Cultivating a growth mindset; reducing down defenses

• Emotional intelligence – the leadership success factor

• Viewing fear as a positive thing

• Finding your voice – stretching your comfort zone

• Building alliances, community and changing the tide