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Pay Me What I'm Worth Survey Part 3

How do you define your worth? Part 3

Follow the Pay Me What I’m Worth series! To help people engage with the concepts in his book, Pay Me What I’m Worth, Soul Dancer has created an fun quiz based on the what previous students have expressed while going through the book and his programs based on the book. […]

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Women Entrepreneurs Fear Their Power, Here’s Why…

By Kendall SummerHawk

i am woman

Carma’s Note: I talk a lot about standing in your power and how important (and sometimes scary) that is. So, when I saw this article, I had to share it with you.

Women Entrepreneurs Fear Their Power, Here’s Why…

By Kendall SummerHawk

When I was little I was told by teachers to be quiet. To sit still. To mind my own business. To keep my opinions to myself.

I was scolded for being “too bossy” and too quick.

I was taught to say, “I’m sorry” if anyone around me felt uncomfortable or if they made a mistake.

As a little girl, the message I received was, “If you show how smart you are, others will think you’re stuck up or that you think you’re better than everyone else.”

So I tempered my energy, choosing to sit still instead of shooting my hand up every time the teacher asked for the answer to a question.

I played dumb when really, I was already miles ahead.

I set goals for myself but didn’t tell anyone, lest they make fun of me. I read Dickens, Bronte, Hesse and Orwell. At age 12.

I just didn’t tell anyone.

And I did all this…why?
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