Amplify Skills

Reframe

To look at something in a new way

  • Updates dominant stories, mind models, stereotypes, and belief systems
  • Takes our current reality and reconceptualizes it into something productive and inspiring
Examples
  • failure = learning experience
  • crisis = opportunity
  • weakness = strength
  • leadership = service

Navigate

To avoid or go around obstacles

  • Helps us manage gender-based stereotypes, double standards, and expectations
  • Positions us to take advantage of opportunities and create new possibilities
Examples
  • A man is “a natural leader” but a woman is “too ambitious”
  • Expectations to do office housework (e.g., planning parties, taking notes)
  • Taking action before we feel 100% ready

Advocate

To create change for self and others

  • Recognizes self-advocacy as community advocacy
  • Personalized to each woman’s experience
Examples
  • Supporting women in your organization
  • Mentoring junior colleagues
  • Asking for a stretch assignment

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