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Reclaim your voice and use it to confidently advance your career, impact, and leadership potential with The Speak Your Mind Unapologetically Podcast stories and tips. The podcast serves leaders seeking to amplify their voice and master assertive communication to better advocate for themselves and for others. Embrace your unique voice and learn how to express your thoughts confidently, authentically, and without fear of coming across as aggressive or of backlash. The Speak Your Mind Unapologetically Podcast equips you with the tools to influence, be heard, outsmart biases, and foster a harmonious work environment. Elevate your communication skills with actionable strategies to tackle workplace challenges assertively. Listen, share, and transform your professional journey with The Speak Your Mind Unapologetically Podcast. THE HOST Join Ivna Curi, the accomplished Managing Director of Assertive Way Institute, Forbes contributor, and MBA graduate from the prestigious INSEAD, as she shares invaluable insights, strategies, and real-life examples to help you overcome biases and navigate complex workplace dynamics. With a decade of experience leading teams at Fortune 500 companies and training over 20,000 students, Ivna is dedicated to empowering underrepresented voices to become influential and persuasive communicators. Drawing from her global experience and TEDx talk on "How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe," Ivna's expertise spans four continents, making her a sought-after speaker at conferences, events, and podcasts. THE COMPANY Assertive Way Institute, the premier organization committed to nurturing assertive communication and promoting a strong speak-up culture in the workplace, offers interactive virtual and in-person talks and workshops to inspire and engage teams.

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Reclaim your voice and use it to confidently advance your career, impact, and leadership potential with The Speak Your Mind Unapologetically Podcast stories and tips. The podcast serves leaders seeking to amplify their voice and master assertive communication to better advocate for themselves and for others. Embrace your unique voice and learn how to express your thoughts confidently, authentically, and without fear of coming across as aggressive or of backlash. The Speak Your Mind Unapologetically Podcast equips you with the tools to influence, be heard, outsmart biases, and foster a harmonious work environment. Elevate your communication skills with actionable strategies to tackle workplace challenges assertively. Listen, share, and transform your professional journey with The Speak Your Mind Unapologetically Podcast. THE HOST Join Ivna Curi, the accomplished Managing Director of Assertive Way Institute, Forbes contributor, and MBA graduate from the prestigious INSEAD, as she shares invaluable insights, strategies, and real-life examples to help you overcome biases and navigate complex workplace dynamics. With a decade of experience leading teams at Fortune 500 companies and training over 20,000 students, Ivna is dedicated to empowering underrepresented voices to become influential and persuasive communicators. Drawing from her global experience and TEDx talk on "How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe," Ivna's expertise spans four continents, making her a sought-after speaker at conferences, events, and podcasts. THE COMPANY Assertive Way Institute, the premier organization committed to nurturing assertive communication and promoting a strong speak-up culture in the workplace, offers interactive virtual and in-person talks and workshops to inspire and engage teams.

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Finding Strength in Loss: Redefining Identity through Grief (with Lydia Ivy)

4/17/2024
How can we find strength and support when losing a job or in grief? Do you struggle with your identity? Join us as Lydia Ivy, a leader in employee communications, shares her insights on coping with grief and turning pain into a pathway for growth. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️ The right way to enlist support when you are going through a challenge or loss. ✔️ 3 ways to not feel alone when navigating grief. ✔️ How to redefine your identity and find new purpose beyond your professional life. ✅ Connect with Lydia : https://www.linkedin.com/in/lydia-ivy/ or Work with Lydia ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Order our book, ‘Unapologetic Voice: 101 Real-World Strategies for Brave Self Advocacy & Bold Leadership’ where each strategy is also a real story: https://www.amazon.com/Unapologetic-Voice-Real-World-Strategies-Leadership-ebook/dp/B0CW2X4WWL/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like How To Cope With Stress At Work (Compilation) Why Being Assertive Reduces Your Stress At Work How To Navigate Change with Confidence: From Anxiety to Personal Success Feeling Emotional? 9 Tips for Navigating Emotional Conversations with Confidence The Power of a Thick Skin: 10 Ways Assertive Communication Helps You Handle Difficult Workplace Situations How To Express Your Emotions And Feelings To Persuade Others How To Not Come Across As Aggressive When You're Outspoken 8 Questions To Find Out If Your Email Is Angry How To Find The Courage To Ask For What You Want Take Control: How to Protect Your Personal Power at Work ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ Ivna’s Unapologetic Voice Stories: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/ivnastories From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Rate The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion

Duration:00:36:06

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Cognitive Biases at Work: Why They Matter for Both Quiet and Loud Voices

4/15/2024
Think you're immune to cognitive biases? Think again. Find out which ones are holding you back. It turns out, cognitive biases might be the silent culprits affecting workplace dynamics. How do cognitive biases shape the way we communicate, and more importantly, how can we manage them to enhance our interactions? Discover how 8 types of cognitive bias impact both the more aggregable and the more aggressive voices in the office. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️ The 8 types of cognitive biases and practical strategies to counteract them. ✔️ How cognitive biases block effective communication and what you can do to promote clarity and understanding. ✔️ Which cognitive biases are influencing your communication style and your team dynamics. ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Order our book, ‘Unapologetic Voice: 101 Real-World Strategies for Brave Self Advocacy & Bold Leadership’ where each strategy is also a real story: https://www.amazon.com/Unapologetic-Voice-Real-World-Strategies-Leadership-ebook/dp/B0CW2X4WWL/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like How To Disagree Respectfully Without Being Disagreeable Beyond Confidence: How To Demonstrate Conviction To Elevate Your Professional Presence Master the 5 Levels To Speak Your Mind Unapologetically: From Silence to Influence 15 Compelling Reasons You Need To Be More Assertive Smashing Stereotypes: How To Confront 5 Common Biased Assumptions About Women at Work ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ Ivna’s Unapologetic Voice Stories: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/ivnastories From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Support The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion

Duration:00:32:30

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Rise Strong: Strategies for Standing Up to Power at Work (with SarahNicole Mahoney)

4/10/2024
How can you stand your ground with someone in a power position when you’re scared of retaliation? Ever felt like you had to stay small, almost invisible, to avoid negative consequences? Join our guest, SarahNicole Mahoney, Managing Director, Brand & Corporate Marketing and also founder and lead of their Women’s ERG. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️ Real-life examples of facing a more powerful individual at work and turning the situation to your advantage. ✔️ What participating in a formal investigation within your workplace entails, and how to ensure your voice is heard. ✔️ The one thing that SarahNicole would have done differently to have better control of situation. ✅ Follow SarahNicole Mahoney on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahnicole-mahoney-557b6439/ ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Order our book, ‘Unapologetic Voice: 101 Real-World Strategies for Brave Self Advocacy & Bold Leadership’ where each strategy is also a real story: https://www.amazon.com/Unapologetic-Voice-Real-World-Strategies-Leadership-ebook/dp/B0CW2X4WWL/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like Ending Workplace Abuse: How To Document and Emerging Laws (with Kimberly Williams) Manage Your Manager: How To Be Assertive With Your Boss How Do You Report Workplace Harassment Being Without Unfairly Punished (with Luz Nunez) Is Your Boss Toxic? Identifying the Signs and Taking Action (with Rob Kalwarowsky) Emotions in Negotiation: How To Use Emotions to Resolve Conflict (with Steve Alban) Silent No More: Breaking the Chains of Passive Communication How To Disagree Respectfully Without Being Disagreeable Why Being Assertive Reduces Your Stress At Work Authority Anxiety: Why It Happens and How to Overcome It Confidently Say No In A Respectful Way (In 7 Easy Steps) 5 Steps To Respond To Dismissive Comments Take Control: How to Protect Your Personal Power at Work ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ Ivna’s Unapologetic Voice Stories: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/ivnastories From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Support The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion

Duration:00:43:00

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How to Build Your Career Hero's Journey

4/8/2024
Do you consider yourself the hero of your own career? Embracing the role of the hero gives you agency over your professional journey, empowering you to make the best choices for yourself. Being your hero helps you seize your story, face challenges head-on, and emerge victorious, all while gaining self-knowledge and self-awareness. But how can you find this power to navigate the complexities of careers, carve your path to success, and deepen your understanding of yourself? In this episode you’ll discover the ancient framework of The Hero's Journey and how to use it for personal growth, professional development, and self-discovery. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️ The Hero's Journey and its relevance to overcoming career obstacles, achieving your goals, and enhancing your self-awareness. ✔️ Why identifying as the hero in your career story helps you feel empowered, and how it leads to greater self-knowledge and assertiveness. ✔️ Step-by-step guidance on applying the Hero’s Journey to your career development. ✅ FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude ✅ Get Ivna’s Unapologetic Voice Stories: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/ivnastories ✅ Share your hero’s journey with Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Order our book, ‘Unapologetic Voice: 101 Real-World Strategies for Brave Self Advocacy & Bold Leadership’ where each strategy is also a real story: https://www.amazon.com/Unapologetic-Voice-Real-World-Strategies-Leadership-ebook/dp/B0CW2X4WWL/ ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like The Art of Humble Self-Promotion: Top Techniques to Elevate Your Career Profile at Work Without Boasting Proven Ways to Amplify Your Personal Brand Using Your Voice (with Daisy Xia) 5 Subtle Ways to Showcase Your Achievements Without Boasting Speed of Response: Transforming Fear and Doubt into Fast Action to Signal Competency Tough Choices: Making Decisions When You Know You’ll Disappoint Others 10 Ways You’re Unintentionally Weakening Your Workplace Presence ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Support The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion

Duration:00:41:12

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How To Overcome The Fear Of Public Speaking (with Sabine Kvenberg)

4/3/2024
Are you one of the many individuals who break into a cold sweat at the mere thought of public speaking? Do you find yourself avoiding opportunities to present your ideas to a group, fearing judgment and failure? Most people are terrified of public speaking. Whether it’s sharing an idea in a large meeting or making a presentation at work, the fear can paralyze our voice and make us even more insecure. How can we take control of our emotions and stop the fear from taking over when we need to speak? Our presentation skills expert guest Sabine Kvenberg, also a former performing artist, author, communication and confidence coach, and host of the podcast Become, shares her top 3 strategies to overcome that fear. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️3 Techniques to overcome the fear of public speaking. ✔️How to prime your mindset from negative to positive. ✔️The positive self-talk you need when feeling paralyzing fear. ✔️How giving yourself permission to fail reduces your fear of speaking in public. ✅ Get the host’s best speaking up stories FREE: https://assertiveway.com/ivnastories/ ✅ Connect with Sabine Kvenberg: Resources: https://www.sabinekvenberg.com/resources VIP Guest for Book Launch: https://www.sabinekvenberg.com/become-book-launch Contact Sabine: https://talktosabine.com ✅ About Sabine Kvenberg: Sabine Kvenberg, host of the acclaimed BECOME podcast and a best-selling author, is a distinguished Fredericksburg Entrepreneur of the Year dedicated to enhancing the communication prowess of female entrepreneurs. A former actress and director in Europe, Sabine relocated to the US, pioneering a performing arts school that she helmed for over 27 years. Equipped with innovative tools and strategies, Sabine helps entrepreneurs and CEOs master their presentation skills and eradicate the public speaking jitters. Sabine is on a mission to empower one million entrepreneurs to become excellent communicators so they can share their mission and message to make a positive impact and improve the world by 2028. ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Order our book, ‘Unapologetic Voice: 101 Real-World Strategies for Brave Self Advocacy & Bold Leadership’ where each strategy is also a real story: https://www.amazon.com/Unapologetic-Voice-Real-World-Strategies-Leadership-ebook/dp/B0CW2X4WWL/ ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like 7 Secrets To Speak Without Fear On Any Stage And Still Be Yourself (with Dr. Doreen Downing) 7 Powerful Ways To Overcome Self-Doubt And Fix Impostor Syndrome Emotional Rollercoaster of Speaking Up: Scared Yet Empowered (with Hanna Hamid) How To Speak On The Fly With Improv Theatre Techniques (with Kristen Brun) Introvert's Guide to Assertive Communication: The Winning Combo ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅...

Duration:00:29:26

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7 Powerful Ways To Overcome Self-Doubt And Fix Impostor Syndrome

4/1/2024
How do you get over self-doubt and impostor syndrome? In this episode, you’ll discover some tried and tested strategies to build your confidence at work even if you feel incapable. Tune in to this episode and discover: ✔️7 powerful tactics to overcome self-doubt & impostor syndrome ✔️How companies can help those with impostor syndrome ✅ Order our book, ‘Unapologetic Voice: 101 Real-World Strategies for Brave Self Advocacy & Bold Leadership’ where each strategy is also a real story: https://www.amazon.com/Unapologetic-Voice-Real-World-Strategies-Leadership-ebook/dp/B0CW2X4WWL/ ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like 25 Ways To Beat Impostor Syndrome And Regain Your Confidence Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: My Personal Journey and 9 Proven Strategies Why We Hesitate to Bother Others and Why We Shouldn’t Emotional Rollercoaster of Speaking Up: Scared Yet Empowered (with Hanna Hamid) How To Overcome Impostor Syndrome and Foster Partnerships in Leadership With Tiffany Ford) How To Advocate For Yourself Even If You’re A People Pleaser Or Have Impostor Syndrome (With Erika Diaz) 5 Ways To Overcome Impostor Syndrome And Regain Confidence To Speak Up (With Kim Meninger) ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Support The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion

Duration:00:21:57

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How to Reclaim Your Personal Power (with Melissa Dill)

3/27/2024
If you struggle to stand your ground and make your voice heard, personal power may be the answer. Are you giving your power away? What does it mean to reclaim your power? Reclaiming your personal power is not just about asserting dominance; it's about harnessing your personal strength. Join our guest, Melissa Dill, Executive Director and Chief Privacy Officer at Kodiak Solutions. Melissa shares personal power examples and insights from her career. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️ How embracing personal power transforms your leadership and authenticity in the workplace. ✔️ How speaking up amplifies your personal power. ✔️ How your personal power helps you take more calculated risks with confidence. ✔️ Why not taking feedback personally helps you maintain your personal power and resilience. ✔️ Identify sources of personal power, what makes you feel powerful at work. ✔️ The wrong kind of personal power in leadership. ✅ Follow our Melissa Dill on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissa-dill-5b55874 ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Order our book, ‘Unapologetic Voice: 101 Real-World Strategies for Brave Self Advocacy & Bold Leadership’ where each strategy is also a real story: https://www.amazon.com/Unapologetic-Voice-Real-World-Strategies-Leadership-ebook/dp/B0CW2X4WWL/ ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like Take Control: How to Protect Your Personal Power at Work The Power of a Thick Skin: 10 Ways Assertive Communication Helps You Handle Difficult Workplace Situations How To Receive Feedback Gracefully (And What Not To Do) Amplify Your Voice, Amplify Your Impact: How to Speak Up and Make a Difference at Work Master the 5 Levels To Speak Your Mind Unapologetically: From Silence to Influence 32 Ways To Take Up More Space And Get Noticed At Work Speak Your Truth: 10 Tips to Becoming a Confident, Assertive Communicator ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Support The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion

Duration:00:44:46

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Assertive Communication Skills You Need At Your Job Level

3/25/2024
Different job levels require different skills. However, most people who get promoted to a new level don’t understand the skills that will help them succeed in that new role. A crucial people skill at all levels and particularly important for first-time and mid-level managers is assertive communication. Tune in to this episode and discover: ✔️ The specific assertiveness skills you need at entry level, entry management, mid-management, senior management. ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Order our book, ‘Unapologetic Voice: 101 Real-World Strategies for Brave Self Advocacy & Bold Leadership’ where each strategy is also a real story: https://www.amazon.com/Unapologetic-Voice-Real-World-Strategies-Leadership-ebook/dp/B0CW2X4WWL/ ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like From Rambling To Articulate: How To Communicate Your Ideas Concisely and Persuasively, Even On The Spot How To Share Your Ideas More Assertively In Meetings 4 Tips On How To Successfully Share Your Ideas At Work (Compilation) 5 Strategies For Making Yourself Heard At Work 7 Ways To Make Yourself Heard In Meetings 5 Myths That Hold You Back From Adding Value and Being Heard In Meetings 7 Tips To Confidently Speak In Large Meetings Are You Overpreparing? Finding the Balance Between Preparation and Performance 9 Questions To Decide When To Practice Speaking Up Ahead ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Support The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion

Duration:00:19:23

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Ending Workplace Abuse: How To Document and Emerging Laws (with Kimberly Williams)

3/20/2024
How do you prove emotional abuse at work? To handle or report workplace bullying, you need to know your rights and options. When you don’t, you end up a silent victim. But where do you start, and what steps can you take to ensure your voice is heard? Join us with Kimberly Williams, Vice President of People, Culture & Compliance at Walker Advertising, who shares her personal experience with workplace harassment as well as a breakdown of employee’s workplace rights and compliance. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️ Effective strategies for dealing with workplace abuse and how to bring about change. ✔️ The right way to document workplace abuse incidents to strengthen your case. ✔️ Insights on when and how to involve HR in reporting workplace abuse, and what to expect. ✔️ Navigating lawsuits and the legalities of workplace disputes – know before you go! ✔️ The importance of knowing your rights as an employee and how emerging laws, like The Psychological Workplace Safety Act, are shaping the future of workplace bullying legislation. ✔️ Real-world examples of workplace abuse and actionable tips on requesting outside investigation. ✅ Follow Kimberly Williams: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimberly-e-williams/ Instrumental in fostering Walker Advertising’s inclusive and award-winning culture, Vice President Kim Williams is responsible for all aspects of people operations. Recognized for her integrity and interpersonal skills, Kim has also been acknowledged for her creative approaches to recruitment and retention. She has an unparalleled reputation for navigating turbulence and change as well as nurturing positive relationships with colleagues at all levels of an organization. She began her HR career as a diplomat with the U.S. Department of State where she tackled complex personnel challenges, negotiated at the United Nations in Vienna, and received awards for her precedent-setting work in diversity and inclusion. With a passion for community service, Kim lives Walker’s unique core values that holds social responsibility and innovation as foundations for growth. Other links on the topic: https://workplacepsychologicalsafetyact.org/ https://undergroundrailroadinc.org/touchy-subjects-podcast.html https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/silence-is-expensive%3A-how-workplace-bullying-drains-your-bottom-line https://ritzherald.com/unintended-consequences-how-organizational-interventions-can-enable-toxic-leaders/ https://www.thetexasmail.com/when-going-to-work-becomes-a-matter-of-life-or-death ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Order our book, ‘Unapologetic Voice: 101 Real-World Strategies for Brave Self Advocacy & Bold Leadership’ where each strategy is also a real story: https://www.amazon.com/Unapologetic-Voice-Real-World-Strategies-Leadership-ebook/dp/B0CW2X4WWL/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like How Do You Report Workplace Harassment Being Without Unfairly Punished (with Luz Nunez) Is Your Boss Toxic? Identifying the Signs and Taking Action (with Rob Kalwarowsky) Emotions in Negotiation: How To Use Emotions to Resolve Conflict (with Steve Alban) Silent No More: Breaking the Chains of Passive Communication How To Disagree Respectfully Without Being Disagreeable Why Being Assertive Reduces Your Stress At Work Authority Anxiety: Why It Happens and How to Overcome It Confidently Say No In A Respectful Way (In 7 Easy Steps) 5 Steps To Respond To Dismissive Comments Take Control: How to Protect Your Personal Power at Work ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate...

Duration:00:48:34

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Manage Your Manager: How To Be Assertive With Your Boss

3/18/2024
If you feel like your manager doesn’t appreciate or recognize you enough, micromanages, or disrespects you, or if you are overworked and under paid, you’ll need to better manage your boss. Tune in to this episode and discover: ✔️The 6-step framework to manage your boss. ✔️Do’s and don’ts when it comes to managing up. ✔️How to perform due diligence with a new line manager. ✔️The importance of empathizing with your boss. ✔️How to start off on a strong note and maintain a positive relationship with your manager. ✔️How to handle conflict or even break up with your boss with grace. ✅ Order our book, ‘Unapologetic Voice: 101 Real-World Strategies for Brave Self Advocacy & Bold Leadership’ where each strategy is also a real story: https://www.amazon.com/Unapologetic-Voice-Real-World-Strategies-Leadership-ebook/dp/B0CW2X4WWL/ ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like Speak Your Mind: How Assertiveness Breeds Respect The Power of Self-Respect: 10 Ways to Treat Yourself with Dignity The Power of Self-Respect (2): 10 Ways to Treat Yourself with Dignity (Part 2) Exuding Confidence: The Secret Language of Nonverbal Communication Power Phrases To Speak Up With Impact (Part 1) 5 Strategies For Making Yourself Heard At Work ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Support The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion

Duration:00:36:15

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Bold Moves: How to Thrive Without Letting Fear Hold You Back (with Stephanie Steeves)

3/13/2024
Ever found yourself facing a frightening opportunity, unsure whether to step forward into uncertainty or stay safe? Don't let fear dictate your path to success. If you're aiming to grow and do more, embracing boldness is non-negotiable. But how can you push past fear to make those audacious moves? Dive into this discussion with Stephanie Steeves, Global Director of Marketing at Merck Animal Health. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️ How embracing opportunities you're not fully prepared for could lead to your biggest breakthroughs. ✔️ The power of saying "yes" to scary challenges and figuring out the "how" later. ✔️ Why you need to ask for what you want, even when you anticipate rejection. ✔️ Strategies for seeking out public speaking opportunities despite shyness to propel your career forward. ✔️ Deciding how you’ll support your causes, whether in publicity or behind the scenes. ✅ Follow Stephanie Steeves on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanie-steeves/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like Which of the 7 Levels of Belief in Your Voice Are You At? Beyond Confidence: How To Demonstrate Conviction To Elevate Your Professional Presence 25 Ways To Beat Impostor Syndrome And Regain Your Confidence Master the 5 Levels To Speak Your Mind Unapologetically: From Silence to Influence 15 Compelling Reasons You Need To Be More Assertive 20 Apologies You Should Never Make And What To Say Instead 15 Ways To Be More Assertive If You Are Introverted, Emotional, Even If You Hate Conflict Assert or Accommodate? Mastering Conflict Resolution in 5 Steps Mindset Makeover: Cultivating Assertive Thinking for Empowered Interactions ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Support The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion

Duration:00:50:55

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5 Subtle Ways to Showcase Your Achievements Without Boasting

3/11/2024
Are you struggling to promote yourself at work without sounding boastful? Discover the secret to self-promotion that feels authentic and humble. Ever wondered how you can highlight your achievements without coming off as arrogant? We delve into the art of self-promotion in the workplace. With a fine balance between confidence and humility, promoting yourself effectively can lead to career growth, opportunities, and recognition. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️ The top 5 ways to subtly promote yourself at work without crossing into bragging territory. ✔️ Strategies to use when talking about your achievements, making your self-promotion feel natural and well-received. ✔️ The crucial reasons why self-promotion isn't just beneficial but essential for your career development and how to do it right. ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like The Art of Humble Self-Promotion: Top Techniques to Elevate Your Career Profile at Work Without Boasting How to Get Promoted 5 Times in 6 Years: The Unspoken Rule Of Career Acceleration (with Irene Zhang) Who Is Grooming You For A Promotion? (With Gina Hope) How To Get Noticed At Work If You Are A Minority, Underrepresented, or Underprivileged 32 Ways To Take Up More Space And Get Noticed At Work 7 Compelling Reasons You Need To Start A Bragging Ritual Why We Hesitate to Bother Others and Why We Shouldn’t From Rambling To Articulate: How To Communicate Your Ideas Concisely and Persuasively, Even On The Spot\ 5 Myths That Hold You Back From Adding Value and Being Heard In Meetings 7 Tips To Confidently Speak In Large Meetings ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Support The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion

Duration:00:09:33

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Leading Through Change: Real Talk & Lessons from Those Who’ve Been There (with Suzanne Knight)

3/6/2024
Change is hard. Why do people resist change in organizations, and how can leaders effectively overcome this resistance? Join us in this real talk with lessons from a leader who has been there. Our guest, Suzanne Knight, CEO & Founder, mBolden Ltd., discusses strategies for leading through transformational change and dealing with resistance. She shares the importance of executive buy-in, clear communication of the vision, and understanding the human impact of change. Suzanne highlights the challenges of initiating change from within the organization and how external consultants can often be more effective due to their neutrality. She also discusses the role of KPIs and the importance of balancing different stakeholder interests. Lastly, she provides advice for employees navigating change, focusing on constructive resistance and up-skilling to adapt to the future of work. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️ The emotional landscape of change and its profound impact on organizations. ✔️ Vital strategies for overcoming resistance to change by engaging vision and clear communication. ✔️ The importance of external consultants in providing neutral perspectives for effective change management. ✔️ How pilot programs and testing phases are pivotal in the successful implementation of change initiatives. ✔️ Empowering strategies for employees to constructively embrace and adapt to change, enhancing their future work prospects. ✅ About Suzanne Knight: Suzanne Knight is an award-winning expert and keynote speaker on transformational change and the future of work. CEO and Founder of mBolden consulting firm, Suzanne works with clients around the world helping them anticipate and adapt to change so they can thrive, rather than just survive. Through her own firm and nearly a decade at Deloitte, Suzanne worked with over 40 clients in 12 countries. Beyond her consulting work, Suzanne is an active angel investor with The Firehood, start-up advisor, and tech founder. She previously spent 5 years with Walmart Canada as Vice President, Transformation Services and Philip Morris International as National Director of Organizational Effectiveness, leading organization transformation and change in both roles. Suzanne volunteers as a SickKids Innovator, mentor with Urban Squash Toronto, and is on the HR Committee of JIAS. She has served as head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for a Consumer Goods company, on the Executive Advisory Council for Walmart Canada's Women in Retail program, and on the Foundation Board of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Suzanne has an MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and MBA in Finance and Strategy. In 2023, she was recognized on The Peak’s Emerging (under age 40) Leaders List and The DMZ’s Women of the Year. ✅ Connect with Suzanne Knight: www.mbolden.co - Human capital consulting firm focused on helping clients understand and prepare for the future of work. LinkedIn profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/skknight/ ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like The Self-Advocacy Guide to Engagement at Work (PART 1) How To Navigate Change with Confidence: From Anxiety to Personal Success How To Master the Art of Outspoken & Decisive Leadership (with Aditi Sharma) The Respectful Way To Give Bad News To An Employee (With Reshmi Nair) 15 Ways To Show You Care About Your Team To Build Resilience For Hard Conversations ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: ...

Duration:00:45:35

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Avoid These 10 Boundary Mistakes That Make You Look Difficult

3/4/2024
Ever wondered why your attempts at establishing limits are met with resistance, or why your conversations don't lead to the mutual respect you're aiming for? We'll delve deep into the mistakes you might not even realize you're making, and how they can negatively impact your interactions. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️ The importance of context and tone in boundary-setting conversations to prevent miscommunication. ✔️ Examples of passive-aggressive or aggressive boundary-setting language. ✔️ 7 Principles for confrontation-free boundaries. ✅ Get a FREE guide on the 7 Steps To Say No Without Hurting Any Feelings: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/sayno ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like 13 Reasons Why People Don’t Respect Your Boundaries How Do You Outsmart A Manipulator? 7 Proven Strategies To Tackle Manipulation Head-On The Power of Self-Respect: 10 Ways to Treat Yourself with Dignity Confidently Say No In A Respectful Way (In 7 Easy Steps) 18 Signs That You Are A People Pleaser 9 Questions To Decide When To Practice Speaking Up Ahead ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Free Resources FREE guide on the 7 Steps To Say No Without Hurting Any Feelings: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/sayno FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Support The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops

Duration:00:27:01

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Control Your Voice: Overcoming Workplace Challenges with Poise and Power (with Wendy Delmolino)

2/28/2024
Are you struggling to make your voice heard in the professional world? Learning to control and effectively use your voice can dramatically shift how you're perceived and influence your career trajectory. But where do you start? Our guest Wendy Demolino, a seasoned tech executive with a wealth of experience from Oracle to Microsoft, takes us through her path from her initial struggles with communication control to becoming a commanding presence. Wendy candidly discusses her early days, being labeled as polarizing, "the kid," and a "rookie," and how she navigated these challenges to manage her crying, overcome workplace labels, and master the art of effective networking. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️ A practical strategy for managing emotional responses like crying and maintaining professionalism, even when frustration levels are high. ✔️ Insights into navigating workplace labels, stereotypes, and overcoming negative perceptions to reshape your professional image. ✔️ The critical importance of being in the right places for career opportunities and how to ensure you're invited to the 'party.' ✔️ Guidance on when to take the lead as a spokesperson and when it's strategic to let others speak, balancing visibility and inclusivity. ✔️ Tips for casual networking that can lead to finding a mentor or sponsor, crucial for career advancement. ✅ About Wendy Delmolino: Currently retired after a 30-year career in the Washington area Technology industry, Wendy most recently held the position of Microsoft Global Customer Success Leader for the Americas working to accelerate customers’ digital transformations through adoption of Microsoft Cloud. Prior to Microsoft, Wendy spent over 28 years at Oracle Corporation in a number of roles across both commercial and government businesses, including Vice President Customer Success leading teams responsible for approximately half of Oracle's North American Cloud Technology customers. Throughout her career, Wendy has been an advocate of diversity in the technology industry including representing Oracle on the United States House of Representatives Women's Conference Panel, as an Executive Sponsor in Microsoft Accessibility Resource Groups and mentoring those in under-represented communities. In 2018, Wendy began mentoring through Girls in Technology (GIT), a Women in Technology Washington, D.C. program and is currently the Mentor Liaison for the Mentor-Protégé Committee. Based out of the Washington, D.C. metro area, Wendy’s passion is her family including her husband Dominic, her children Peter and Francesca, and beloved Labrador retriever Fenway. Wendy enjoys relaxing hikes in the Washington area, trips to Walt Disney World in Florida and participating in runDisney races. ✅ Follow Wendy Delmolino on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/wendydelmolino/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: contact ivnacuri@assertiveway.com ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like Feeling Emotional? 9 Tips for Navigating Emotional Conversations with Confidence 10 Negotiation Tactics to Make You More Assertive And Have More Influence 5 Strategies For Making Yourself Heard At Work From Rambling To Articulate: How To Communicate Your Ideas Concisely and Persuasively, Even On The Spot 7 Ways To Make Yourself Heard In Meetings The Power of a Thick Skin: 10 Ways Assertive Communication Helps You Handle Difficult Workplace Situations How To Express Your Emotions And Feelings To Persuade Others How To Not Come Across As Aggressive When You're Outspoken How To Take Criticism Without Getting Defensive (an assertiveness technique with examples) Smashing Stereotypes: How To Confront 5 Common Biased Assumptions About Women at Work Why Women Are Blamed For Team Failures And Don’t Get Credit For Team Successes How Can Women Close The Gender Gap Even If They Suffer Gender Bias Top 10 Daily...

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Speed of Response: Transforming Fear and Doubt into Fast Action to Signal Competency

2/26/2024
Why is a quick response important in professional settings? Responsiveness often translates to higher competence in other people’s eyes. But what happens when fear and self-doubt creep in, slowing you down from responding to a request, comment, or feedback? How can you transform these feelings into fast, effective action that boosts your perceived competency? In this episode we explore the impact of promptness on professional image, and practical strategies to overcome the hurdles that delay our responses. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️ The undeniable link between quick response times and perceived higher competence. ✔️ Why fear and self-doubt are the main culprits behind delayed responses. ✔️ 3 actionable tips to increase your speed of response even when fear and self-doubt are at play. ✅ Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like Power Phrases To Speak Up With Impact (Part 2) Power Phrases To Speak Up With Impact (Part 1) What People Get Wrong About Trust 10 Negotiation Tactics to Make You More Assertive And Have More Influence From Rambling To Articulate: How To Communicate Your Ideas Concisely and Persuasively, Even On The Spot Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: My Personal Journey and 9 Proven Strategies Why We Hesitate to Bother Others and Why We Shouldn’t Are You Overpreparing? Finding the Balance Between Preparation and Performance 9 Questions To Decide When To Practice Speaking Up Ahead ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Support The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion

Duration:00:26:14

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The Real You: The Power of Being and Recognizing Yourself (with Alejandra Torchia)

2/21/2024
Many of us seek external validation over internal acknowledgement. What if you validated yourself by recognizing your own successes, values, and internal power? Why wait for others to see your value when you can show it yourself? Our guest Alejandra Torchia, SVP Technology, Global Infrastructure Solutions at Equifax, shares how she’s learned to acknowledge her authentic self. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️ Why to stop expecting people to recognize you and start recognizing yourself. ✔️ Practical strategies to recognize and affirm your own contributions and worth in the workplace. ✔️ The importance of tapping into your internal power and values for influential leadership ✔️ Seven key traits that distinguish strong leaders from the rest and the biggest gap of them all. ✅ About Alejandra Torchia: Senior Vice President, Technology Global Infrastructure Solutions Equifax, WATT Women Advancing Tech Together EFX Advisory Board Member 2023 Start House Foundation Non-Profit Board Member ✅ Follow Alejandra Torchia on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/alejandra-torchia-001954 ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like You Don’t Have To Change Your Personality To Start To Be More Assertive Different is Beautiful: Embracing Your Unique Voice at Work (with Rachael Gatling) Why You Need To Find Your Polite Way To Speak Your Mind How To Not Come Across As Aggressive When You're Outspoken 5 Reasons Why Being More Assertive Actually Makes You Kinder Conquer the 9 Most Common Hang-ups About Assertiveness 4 Reasons Why It Is Important For Leaders To Speak Up Speak Your Truth: 10 Tips to Becoming a Confident, Assertive Communicator ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Support The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion

Duration:00:43:37

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Tough Choices: Making Decisions When You Know You’ll Disappoint Others

2/19/2024
You have to make a decision. Do you choose what’s best for your or what’s going to cause the least disappointment for others? How do you take other people’s feelings into consideration in your big decisions? Tune in to this episode and discover: ✔️ How to take other people’s feelings into consideration when making big decisions. ✔️ Why it’s ok to change your mind. ✔️ The importance of owning your decisions. ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like The Self-Advocacy Guide to Engagement at Work (PART 1) The Self-Advocacy Guide to Engagement at Work (PART 2) The Power of Self-Respect: 10 Ways to Treat Yourself with Dignity The Power of Self-Respect (2): 10 Ways to Treat Yourself with Dignity (Part 2) Speak Your Truth: 10 Tips to Becoming a Confident, Assertive Communicator What Is Your Most Used Communication Style At Work? Exuding Confidence: The Secret Language of Nonverbal Communication Training How To Be More Assertive (for more confidence and productivity) ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Support The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion

Duration:00:17:43

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Emotions in Negotiation: How To Use Emotions to Resolve Conflict (with Steve Alban)

2/14/2024
Why do emotions mess up negotiations, and how can they actually be used to resolve conflict effectively? Discover the power of emotional intelligence in negotiation with Professor Steve Alban, professional negotiator, inspirational speaker, conflict resolution expert, entrepreneur and writer. Steve uncovers the secrets behind using emotions to your advantage in difficult conversations and negotiations. Tune in to this episode to discover: ✔️ The surprising ways in which your cognitive rational abilities decrease when you are highly emotional, and what you can do about it. ✔️ Effective strategies to release your anger and frustrations appropriately, paving the way for constructive discussions. ✔️ Preparation tips for facing emotional conflict or negotiation, setting you up for success before the conversation even begins. ✔️ How giving people the space to express their frustrations can lead to more productive problem-solving sessions. ✔️ Real-life stories from Steve Alban on leveraging emotions for positive outcomes in tough negotiations and conflicts. ✅ About Steve Alban Tineo: Steve Alban Tineo, CEO of Assertive Group, is a globally recognized leader, financier, entrepreneur, negotiator, & inspirational speaker with more than two decades of experience. With a background in investment banking including successful tenures at Credit Suisse First Boston, and HSBC, Steve is a financier able to structure intricate financial deals, resolve critical situations, and foster strong business development. In recent years, Steve has invested in and accompanied a dozen companies with a combined valuation of over USD $500 million. Operating on the international stage, Steve works both in the visible world and in an undercover capacity. He navigates high-stakes negotiations, resolves complex situations, and forms a cornerstone of negotiation and crisis management teams; also standing out in his capacity as a successful negotiator of commercial contracts. Recognised as one of Europe's most skilled negotiators and conflict resolution responders, he has conducted hundreds of negotiations with governments, businesses, organisations, and individuals worldwide. As a trusted advisor, he has provided counsel and negotiation expertise to an extensive network cultivated over many years, which includes prominent leaders in diplomacy, banking, finance, sports, and media. As an accomplished speaker, Steve captivates audiences with his unique charisma, delivering hundreds of inspirational talks that empower individuals with the tools and attitude needed for success and greatness. He holds various international certifications, including from Harvard, with a track record that speaks for itself. An experienced diver and qualified pilot, Steve is passionate about psychology, psychiatry and spirituality. Above all, he is committed to reducing violence and injustice, supporting children and the vulnerable through his Vison4Peace initiative. ✅ Connect with Steve Alban Tineo: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevealbantineo/ Company: https://www.assertive.ch/ Book: Through the SELF: End your suffering - Escape from toxic relationships - Be at peace with yourself and others: https://www.amazon.com/Through-SELF-suffering-relationships-yourself-ebook/dp/B0BXSYSNXV Webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/7764178698532680365 ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like 10 Negotiation Tactics to Make You More Assertive And Have More Influence Exuding Confidence: The Secret Language of Nonverbal Communication Power Phrases To Speak Up With Impact (Part 2) Power Phrases To Speak Up With Impact (Part 1) 10 Conflict And Confrontation Myths Debunked Conflict with Courage, Curiosity & Compassion: Making a...

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Intimidated by Superiors? 4 Tactics to Feel More Confident with Authority

2/12/2024
Ever wondered why the presence of senior executives at work makes your heart race? It's a common reaction rooted in the psychology of authority — but it doesn't have to be your default state. Feeling intimidated by big bosses is a challenge many face, yet few know how to tackle effectively. How can you transform this intimidation into confidence and command respect in any room, especially when the stakes are high? In this episode, you'll discover: ✔️ The psychological reasons behind why senior figures at work can seem daunting. ✔️ Four practical and empowering strategies to overcome intimidation and boost your confidence in the presence of authority. ✔️ A clear, concise definition of what it means to be intimidated, helping you recognize and address these feelings head-on. ✅ My TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak ✅ Other Episodes You’ll Like How To Find Courage To Speak Up (4 Examples) Authority Anxiety: Why It Happens and How to Overcome It 5 Ways To Convince Yourself To Speak Up Even If You Are Fearful Why We Hesitate to Bother Others and Why We Shouldn’t 4 Top Speaking Up Fears Debunked Conquer the 9 Most Common Hang-ups About Assertiveness ✅ Free Resources FREE Training & presentation on How To Be Assertive Without Being Rude, Aggressive, or Offensive: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/assertivenotrude Sign Up for Our Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter/ From Rambling To Articulate PDF Guide: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/articulate Podcast episode lists by theme: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/speakyourmindunapologeticallytopics Women in Tech Leaders Podcast Interviews: https://assertiveway.com/womenintechpodcastguests/ Podcast Summaries & More Email Newsletter: https://assertiveway.com/newsletter Our Linkedin Blog Articles: https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/6863880009879306240/ TEDx Talk How To Speak Up Safely When It’s Psychologically Unsafe: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/safespeak 10 Day free Assertive And Liked Challenge: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/beassertiveandliked Assertiveness free training: https://assertiveway.aweb.page/getahead Other Free resources: https://assertiveway.com/free/ Podcast page: https://assertiveway.com/podcast-speak-your-mind-unapologetically/ ✅ Request A Customized Workshop For Your Team And Company: http://assertiveway.com/workshops ✅ Follow Ivna Curi on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2/ ✅ Work With Us Workshops: http://assertiveway.com/workshops Break The Silence: https://assertiveway.com/communicationculturetransformation/ Services: https://assertiveway.com/offerings Contact me: info@assertiveway.com or ivnacuri@assertiveway.com Contact me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivna-curi-mba-67083b2 Website: https://assertiveway.com ✅ Support The Podcast Rate the podcast on apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/speak-your-mind-unapologetically-podcast/id1623647915 Ask me your question for the next episode: https://www.speakpipe.com/speakyourmindquestion

Duration:00:27:46