The Art of Pushing Back: Advocate for Yourself Successfully | Podcast

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We all know it’s important to speak up when we’re being challenged to our face. But what about all the informal opportunities to self-advocate that crop up on a daily basis? In this 30-minute teleclass, Selena Rezvani, author of Pushback: How Smart Women Ask—and Stand Up—for What They Want, will teach you how to amplify your voice at work by preparing ideas that are promotable, recognizing opportunities to back yourself, navigating the conversation with ease and employing a resilience mindset.


SELENA REZVANI teaches women at all levels to negotiate like a boss. She also consults to employers on how to make work truly “work” for women – by architecting workplace culture assessments and research studies that illuminate working women’s experience. She’s the author of two leadership books targeted at
professional women, Pushback: How Smart Women Ask—and Stand Up—for What They Want (Jossey-Bass, 2012 & winner of an Axiom book award) and The Next Generation of Women Leaders (Praeger, 2009). Rezvani addresses thousands of professional women each year and has been featured in the LA Times, Oprah.com, Todayshow.com, NPR and many other outlets. She wrote an award-winning column for The Washington Post and today, serves as a popular columnist on women and the workplace for Forbes. Rezvani is a VP at Be Leaderly, leadership development solutions firm, and is based in Philadelphia where she lives with her husband Geoff and five year old boy-girl twins.

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