Science and biology have already proven differences between the male and female brain. The emotional hub of the female mind makes them more prone to feeling things emotionally, having a better ability to gauge body language and facial expressions and so on. Whilst this is a good thing it can also turn into something negative and stop you from realizing your full potential. Females thus need to be more careful in their communication tactics. Here are 6 tips for more effective female communication.
Taking Credit: Females are less prone to take credit for themselves alone, they will often say ‘we’ did this instead of ‘I’ did this. Taking credit in a work environment is essential. Be sure to step up and own what you did.
Taking Things Personally: The female brain is more prone to being emotional, they are more likely to take things in a personal context which can hamper their effectiveness at work. Be a better leader by taking a more objective look at things.
Negotiate: research shows 57% of men negotiate for their first salaries as compared to only 7% of women. This reluctance to ask for what you deserve will constantly undermine your worth.
Challenge Power: Learn the innards of the system you work in and challenge the status quo if that is what it takes to succeed.
Get a Sponsor: Someone higher up the food chain in your corner is a good thing. Research shows that men are more prone to doing this than women. Find a sponsor who can help you further your position.
Being Self- Confident: Feel and look powerful, build up your persona and be identified as someone who is confident and powerful.
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