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Ep16: Speak up and be heard at work.

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In this episode (series), Mei Phing discusses why speaking up and being heard is crucial for success in your career. As an introvert, it may be challenging, but it is necessary to communicate your ideas and expertise to others.

 

Highlights

0:00 πŸ—£οΈ Speaking up and being heard is essential for career success.

1:03 πŸ™Š Introverts often struggle with speaking up, but it is necessary to avoid being overlooked or misunderstood.

2:51 πŸ€” Not speaking up can lead to miscommunication, assumptions, and missed opportunities for growth.

5:14 πŸ’‘ It’s important to recognize the impact of staying quiet and the benefits of effective communication.

6:46 πŸ“£ Speaking up doesn’t mean being overly talkative, but rather conveying the necessary information at the right time.

8:45 ❓ Ask yourself the impact of not speaking up and address any fears or concerns.

10:13 πŸ’Ό Effective communication is crucial for career advancement and building strong relationships.

 

Key Insights

πŸ’‘ Introverts need to challenge themselves to speak up and be heard in order to avoid being overlooked or misunderstood. It’s important to recognize that effective communication is essential for success.

πŸ’‘ Staying quiet and not speaking up can lead to miscommunication, assumptions, and missed opportunities. It’s crucial to convey necessary information and avoid keeping valuable knowledge to oneself.

πŸ’‘ Effective communication doesn’t mean being overly talkative, but rather conveying the right information at the right time. It’s about finding the balance between sharing insights and being reserved.

πŸ’‘ It’s important to address any fears or concerns about speaking up and understand the impact of not doing so. Building strong relationships and advancing in your career requires effective communication.

πŸ’‘ Speaking up and being heard is not about bombarding others with opinions, but about providing the information that others need. Everyone has a unique perspective and knowledge that can contribute to success.

πŸ’‘ As introverts, it’s important to connect with others and not let reservations hinder communication. Avoid making assumptions and strive for clarity to maintain healthy relationships.

πŸ’‘ Effective communication is a skill that can be developed and improved upon. Recognize the need to level up your communication skills and seek opportunities to enhance your ability to express yourself.

 

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πŸ‘‹ Welcome to the Corporate Survivor with Mei Phing — ex-Global Head of Department turned Career Coach & Founder of The Corporate Survivor™. On this podcast, Mei Phing shares her corporate world insights and experiences so you can survive, navigate and grow your career with clarity, confidence, competence and opportunities.

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