Stop Giving Women Advice - Hidden dangers of unsolicited advice & its effect on women. Thurs. Sept 23 5:30-8:00 pm
The year Dr. Sarah Glova's company started making six-figure revenue, a mentor told her that she "needed to be more of a shark." And he wasn't alone. During that crucial period in Sarah's business, she found that she was constantly hit with advice from others—about how she spoke, how she dressed, and even what she ordered for lunch. Can you relate? You're not alone. Women are more likely to receive unsolicited advice than men are, and too much advice could be damaging your confidence, your performance, and even your relationships.
Once Sarah realized this advice didn't make her feel more capable — in fact, it made her feel less capable — she decided to learn more. After years of research, she now speaks globally about the dangerous side-effects of too much advice. In this talk, we'll explore unsolicited advice from a neuroscience perspective and talk about ways you can re-channel others' unnecessary feedback into fuel for your fire.
Join this session with Dr. Sarah Glova to learn how seasoned professionals address this problem—it'll be like applying sunscreen to protect against the harsh glares of others' unsolicited advice.
About Sarah Glova
Dr. Sarah Glova is the CEO of the award-winning digital media firm Reify Media. Sarah was 26 when she founded Reify, and she continues to be the sole owner of the self-funded, 10-year-old company. Reify Media serves major university, corporate, and nonprofit clients across the country, helping organizations educate and promote through digital media projects backed by sound instructional design principles.
An expert in technical communication, Sarah is known for translating complicated technical trends into authentic discussions for all skill levels. She speaks about technology trends, Smart City innovations, instructional technology, women in entrepreneurship, and more. She has facilitated training sessions from California to Qatar, with highlights like Connected World Summit in London, Select USA Summit in Washington DC, IoT Evolution in Florida, and many more. Her trademark skill is bringing trends and innovations to life with powerful and engaging storytelling.
Sarah is passionate about supporting women- and entrepreneur-focused organizations like the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO); she was the youngest President to lead NAWBO Greater Raleigh in the chapter’s 40-year history when she served from 2017-2018. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Innovate Raleigh, an organization dedicated to making Raleigh one of the top five centers for innovation and entrepreneurship in the country, and is a founding Board Member for the North Carolina Women Business Owners Hall of Fame.
Sarah lives in Raleigh, NC with her husband and their two sons. She’s a self-proclaimed book nerd, fairweather jogger, and hopeless coffee addict.
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