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7 Mistakes Every Woman Should Avoid When Advocating For Herself


Women are fierce and will go to bat for those they care about. Think of your closest girlfriends they'll get up in the middle of the night to come to your aid. However, when it comes to advocating for herself she needs encouragement to ask for what she wants.

Here are the 7 common mistakes every woman should avoid when advocating for herself.

Feelings over Facts

Stick to the facts in every situation no matter what is at stake or how person it can seem.

Fear

Fear can hold the strongest people back from speaking up. Think back to a time when you were afraid to do something. What was the result? Afterwards was it as bad as you thought it would be? Whenever we grow it forces us to step outside of our comfort zone. Don't allow fear to hold you back.

Giving up too soon

No, does not mean give up, it's a signal to get more creative. When faced with what seems like an impossible task think of the man who was 3 feet from gold.

Desire be liked

I've coached dozens of women who hold back on asking for more responsibility at work because she wants to be liked. While likeabilit