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7. Owning your “softness” is the key to unlocking EQ, social skills, psychological safety and much more

leadership skills May 03, 2023



Feminine energy has a bad rep. So much of corporate culture and the patriarchy tell women and men that displaying “feminine” traits is soft. Yet these are the very traits that help us to nurture strong talent, collaborate, adapt to shifting trends, take risks, co-create answers that are more fit-for-purpose, and many more critical leadership skills. Our “softness” is actually critical to our ability to perform and lead well. How do we undo the damage so that we can integrate the gifts of this energy into our leadership toolkit?

Topics discussed:

  • My story – can you relate?
  • The gifts of feminine energy and cost of shunning it
  • What makes it hard for both men and women to show up in this energy at work
  • Empowering yourself to integrate your feminine energy


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