It doesn't happen right away.
When we are new to the position, just starting our career, the world is our oyster, and the opportunities are endless.Then maybe at some point along the way, boldness gave way to a lack of confidence in ourselves and our careers.
As we have conversations around gender equality and diverse inclusion, it is necessary to mention the vast gap in confidence that separates the sexes. The gap widens when considering intersectionality - women who are also a minority. In an article titled "The Confidency Gap", Claire Shipman and Katty Kay state that "confidence is a belief in one’s ability to succeed, a belief that stimulates action. In turn, taking action bolsters one’s belief in one’s ability to succeed.”
Katrina Booker has been working with professionals & women in business for over ten years. She provides career and business coaching services, as well as, leadership insight and advice. Her educational background in business and leadership experience has given her a base from which to approach many topics - especially overcoming the frustrations of career life and expanding personal leadership style. She especially enjoys giving insight on leadership challenges, creative solutions to inefficiencies and career challenges.