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Show Up Like a Boss: 10 Days To Big Confidence

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Beate Chelette

Show Up Like a Boss: 10 Days To Big Confidence

Beate Chelette

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8. KIS Day

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Welcome back. Today is kiss day. I bet you wonder what that is. So kiss stands for Keep it simple. And what that means is sometimes we just talk too much or we have a tendency to over explain. And they're like two new words on the market and one is fem splaining, and one is mansplaining, which are both about telling people stuff that they already know and keep explaining that away. So, on this idea, off the kiss of the keeping it simple, it is all about making sure you say as little as possible. If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough. This is a quote that attributes toe Albert Einstein. But when you actually fact check that they don't really know who said this. But I like the quote anyway, because this is sort of the essence Off off kiss it is. How precisely can you say it? So let's look at this in a little bit more detail. How to not say too much, so you can't take words back. So once it's out, there is no way for you to take it back. So you want to be car...

eful about how much information you give out. The mastery is no repetition, and that is very, very difficult to do because we try to make the point and then we go back and make the 0.0.1 more time. I want you to start seeing both sides of the argument, and I have, ah, kind of a good example about that goes into not saying too much. And that is from one of my mentors, one of my teachers And his name is Roy Williams. He runs the Wizard Academy, and he is a very, very world famous copywriter. And he said that once he's written something, he goes back and he takes all unnecessary words out and just condenses it more and more so. This is the idea wanna give you today is with how few words can you actually say something and in the context of how not to say too much, it is about not getting into an argument but finding the high ground in a conversation and and really sort of elevating yourself above it and not taking any sides on it, but saying like, you know, I I don't care what other people's opinions are because I'm going to listen to them regardless. And then and only then will I make inform my opinion about this. There is a rule I have, and it's called When in doubt, say nothing. Sometimes people, you know, put you on the spot or they want you to say something or respond to something. And I see this all the time. You know, I have to YouTube channels and especially on my women's code YouTube channel. Some of the videos I put out are, you know, appear to be very feminist or pro woman. And there is a lot of people out there that can not miss the opportunity to tell a woman like me who is outspoken just exactly what they feel about her. And sometimes it gets pretty dicey. So I have two choices. I can tell them just what I think or how I feel about what they just did. And, you know, be smarter and be harder and get hard back at them. Or I can find my own high road and say lead their words. Their derogative words speak for themselves. So who they really are and in keeping it simple. It's not every argument for you is worthwhile to be engaging in. Sometimes it is to just state your opinion and just leave it at that because that sometimes is the most powerful argument you can make. So what is today's lesson? While today's lesson is, imagine there is a billboard, and that's all you have for your message. Just how much can you condense your message so that it will fit on a billboard? Because you can put on a billboard 200 words. What's on a billboard? Maybe like five words. 10 words. Not even 20 words. So if you think about going out and describing your message or bringing a message forward today, how much can you cut out? That's not really necessary to just stick with the essence and really work on this for today off just having sort of the most minimal things to say and then see how that changes how other people react to you. So today's lesson is, please go to page number 10 and really kind of contemplate honestly, no judgment. Okay, off where you have a tendency to over explain or men's plane or a fam splaine, and then when you're done with that we're going to complete with the next segment. I can't wait to hear on how that is going for you. So again, keep it simple.

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It's common for people, particularly introverts, to feel like they aren't being fully seen or heard at work. They might even experience being bullied, made fun of or singled out to do the most demeaning office chores.

If you want to be taken more seriously at work, increase your confidence and feel better about yourself, this course is for you. We'll take a methodical, business approach to confidence building, helping you develop that skillset in a simple, straightforward, implementable way.

This 10-day boot camp is led by Beate Chelette, a respected entrepreneur, consultant, author and teacher. It will provide you with a concrete, confidence-building exercise each day so that by the end, you'll feel more empowered and able to take charge of your destiny at work.

In this class, you'll learn how to:

  • Build strategic relationships with those who can help advance your career.
  • Improve your visibility throughout your organization by connecting with people outside your department.
  • Showcase your natural superskills.
  • Collaborate and support your team members.
  • Listen to others to gain deeper insights into their needs.
  • Be diplomatic through your communications.
  • Get involved in socially responsible volunteer projects to build connections with likeminded people.

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