Globally, women account for 48.5% of the
Numerous factors are playing into these numbers, and a lot of them are systemic and require policy changes, political involvement and a shift in
Subconsciously or not, women around the world have been conditioned from childhood to believe that they are only to
For women to start rising to leadership, it’s essential to break away from these limiting beliefs and adopt a growth mindset – one that encourages our ambition and
These limiting beliefs have hounded women from the moment they were born into the world, so breaking away from them will not be an easy journey. However, you can take small steps, even today, to walk away from beliefs that only serve to limit us, and adopt a growth mindset.
Limiting beliefs can be so debilitating to our growth that it even hinders our ability to dream. Think about your greatest dream and don’t follow it up with “Oh, that’s silly”, or “That’ll never happen”. Instead, think about how you’ll get there.
“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning” – Gloria Steinem.
Seek Out Challenges
You don’t have to immediately try to solve your company’s cash flow problem (although you always can), but it’s good to seek out small challenges
Jump at Every Opportunity to Learn
Whether it’s a short tutorial, a podcast, or an intensive seminar that interests you, jump at the opportunity to learn. We are teaching ourselves that we are capable and deserving of growing, and an invaluable part of growth is learning.
Find Others Who Share the Same Growth Mindset
It would be difficult to develop a growth mindset if everyone around you doesn’t believe the same. Find colleagues, friends and even online groups that share the same beliefs or have similar goals to yours. These people can serve as your support system and provide guidance and advice when you find yourself falling back towards old limiting beliefs.
The upcoming Connect2Grow Mentoring Circle event, this April 12, 2019, was created to help address our limiting beliefs and master a growth mindset to achieve professional and career growth.
The Rise and Lead Connect2Grow Mentoring Circle “Mastering Your Mindset For Personal and Career Growth”, has been designed to help you uncover the limiting patterns you’ve developed throughout life and learn the right strategies needed to overcome them, so you can stay focused and committed to achieving
To find out more and reserve your tickets, head over to this page.
Ebere Akadiri is A Nigerian Food Entrepreneur who lives in The Hague. Her passion to inspire others to achieve their goals drove her to found Rise and Lead Women along with her co-founder, Poonam Barua. Their mission is to inspire women to take the lead in closing the gender gap in workplaces and in business.