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Don't Get Pushed Around: An Introvert's Guide to Getting What You Need at Work

Ilise Benun

Don't Get Pushed Around: An Introvert's Guide to Getting What You Need at Work

Ilise Benun

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Lessons

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1 Introduction to Workshop Duration:06:08
3 Defining Confidence Duration:06:31
4 When do You Need Confidence Duration:12:57
5 Your Confidence Meter Duration:05:19
6 Getting to Know Yourself Duration:04:47
7 Doing Shy Duration:09:03
8 When Fear Gets in the Way Duration:09:29
9 What do You Need at Work Duration:02:28
10 Getting to Know Everyone Else Duration:07:13
11 Learn to Read People Duration:04:06
12 Are You Listening Duration:02:42
13 Skills for Networking Duration:06:18
14 Tools for Connecting Duration:07:11
16 Skills for In Person Meetings Duration:06:14
17 Presenting Your Work Duration:06:03
18 Playing Other Roles Duration:05:17
19 Skills for Virtual Meetings Duration:04:54
20 Effective Communication Tools Duration:03:11
21 When to Write Duration:06:05
22 When to Call or Text Duration:03:22
24 Boast-free Self Promotion Duration:03:24
26 Call to Action Duration:04:31

Class Description

When it comes to getting ahead in the world of work, it seems that those who are bold, confident and willing to speak their minds are the ones who get the choicest projects and the loftiest promotions.

But what if you’re an introvert? What if you hate being the center of attention, get nervous before presentations, and avoid contact with your colleagues and superiors? Are you destined to remain on the lowest rungs of the corporate ladder?

According to Ilise Benun, an author and teacher known as the Marketing Mentor, the answer is an emphatic “No!” Ilise has created a treasure trove of tools and techniques to help the shyest and quietest among us succeed in the workplace. She’ll show you how to embrace your introversion while also learning the skills you need to advance your career and become a leader at work.

In this class, you’ll learn how to:

  • Conquer your shyness and present yourself confidently.
  • Assert yourself when you need to, speak up at meetings and get recognized.
  • Take the credit you deserve for your accomplishments.
  • Communicate your strengths and what you’re capable of to the right people.
  • Identify when you’re feeling shy or fearful and how to handle it.
  • Observe other personality types and adjust your behavior accordingly.
  • Develop your confidence with concrete exercises.
  • Find your personal networking style so you can get what you want.
  • Improve your communication, presentation and meeting skills.

Reviews

Susan
 

It was interesting to learn from your program what experiences other people have in certain situations and how similar or different they are to mine. And that’s it’s ok to “own” your inner introvert, and to work with it instead of against it. The good thing is, the more self-aware we become, the more aware and sensitive we can be towards others, thanks to shared knowledge and programs like yours. So thank you Ilise, for an enlightening program. I look forward to going back over it sometime.

Laurie Hagedorn
 

Ilise Benun is so easy to listen to! The information and messages she shares with us are valuable, up to date, and easily understood! I can't wait to hear more from her and will refer her to others who will benefit from her lessons!

Tiffany Butler
 

Perspective is everything. I left feeling more comfortable with the idea that life, as Ilise puts it, "is an experiment," and I don't have to know everything in order to be good at what I do. I can learn, adapt and modify as I go. The fear of being "found out" is what keeps plenty of us needlessly hiding behind the mask of introversion. Another big takeaway—don't assume you know what others are thinking/doing. I break this rule routinely and assume the worst, which is almost never the reality of the situation. I made it my NY resolution to stop doing that! Thanks, Ilise.