It’s a wide-ranging, oftentimes thorny topic, which today generated some strong, emotional responses and beautiful questions.
Production Titans, Beth Brown and Daniel Jurow, explored what it means to be assertive, the spectrum of ‘reasonable behaviour’ and the inherent gender-bind that can inhibit us all when figuring out our own authentic style of leadership.
Beth shared anecdotal insight gleaned from her own professional experience. She showed us how saying ‘no’ can be empowering to both parties.
Daniel held up a mirror to many of our own (rather British) bad language and behavioural habits.
Amy Materka made us question and review the analogies we deploy to define excellent leadership.
We learned all about the Just Not Sorry e-mail plug-in, which cautions against using words that might undermine your message. Wild.