Powerful Speaking for Powerful Women

Tricia Karp

Assume equality

I’m fortunate to regularly present to different groups of women who feel safe to share with me their frustrations and struggles at work. From personal and executive assistants to future leaders and those in executive leadership roles, there’s a theme that’s come up time and again these past few weeks.  It goes like this: I […]

The art of the ask

A favour.  A pay rise.  A new project.  An opportunity. Want it?  Then ask for it.  Be bold. I work with a lot of women, and know quite a few more, who don’t ask.  They don’t like to.  It’s as if they believe that if they ask, they’re being a nuisance, or making life difficult […]

The Great Power Give Away: When being generous won’t serve you

Keeping your power in its rightful place can be a tough gig. From the moment you could talk and started asserting yourself and your will, you probably became accustomed to the generous use of the word no, aimed directly at you.  As well as what you should and shouldn’t do. As a child, you were […]