Why Women Who Lead are Often Called Abrasive and Too Direct

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Women who want and need to get something done are often called abrasive and too direct. For women in leadership, in particular, being called those things is simply all too normal. In this article, Tara Mohr reminds us that it’s not.

She shares with us her insights on what it other people really mean when they say you’re too abrasive or direct. “Women are taught to soften or silence our own voices beginning early in girlhood. We learn to tone police ourselves. It then feels excruciating to encounter another woman who is not tone policing herself,” she writes.

We at Healm Magazine love this eye-opening piece. It’s an enlightening read so do take the time to click on the link for the full article.

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