What's Really Holding Women Back?
We’re all well aware of the institutional barriers to women’s career advancement, such as unconscious bias, lack of sponsorship opportunities, or inflexibility of working hours. We need to continue working on those, and help companies diversify their management and leadership.
Yet corporate women also face some self-made barriers. After a few years in the workplace, women often realise that they can work super hard and it won’t necessarily mean they’ll get promoted. They begin to understand that they really need to pay attention to workplace dynamics, change some autopilot behaviours and get trained in some strategic, new skills.
Often women do not feel confident advocating for themselves, meaning they don’t speak up about what they want and they don’t make themselves visible. One recent survey showed that 30 percent of professional women do not know what their professional value proposition is. For women to become leaders, identifying this value is the first place to start. Then, they must start to focus on making it visible.
We at Visionary Voices help corporate women improve their self-confidence, and develop a strong set of strategic skills through customised online training and in person workshops.
What got you here won’t get you there: if you want to step up in your career and achieve your big goals, doing a good job is not enough. You need to get clear on your value proposition and further develop your communication, emotional intelligence, strategic and critical thinking, prioritisation & time management, stress management, problem-solving and creativity.
Contact us to find our about our current training solutions for corporate women.
Key benefits of our private & group career development programmes for corporate women:
Engagement & Job Satisfaction
The companies where we have delivered training reported a significant increase in engagement and job satisfaction rates among the participants – as a result of the work on goals-setting and value proposition.
The participants become more effective communicators who are more engaged and satisfied by their jobs.
Higher Visibility & Presence The employees and managers trained by report a consistent spike in visibility, executive presence and influencing skills.
We equip employees with tools for collaboration and conflict-resolution, resulting in decreased workplace friction, and better teamwork.
Prioritisation & Delegation
A boost in confidence and clarity on goals and value proposition leads to improved time management, prioritisation and delegation skills.
Following the training in effective communication, time-management and self-leadership, our participants are able to manage their emotions and stress better.
TOP SKILLS WE TRAIN WOMEN IN:
Free Initial Consultation
We recommend starting with our no-cost, no-obligation 30-minute initial consultation, where we can talk about your team challenges, goals and aspirations, answer your questions, share about our methodology, and determine how Visionary Voices can best serve you.
“Too many leadership coaches and consultants are eager to tell you what to do to try to prove how smart they are. That’s not Nadira. She possesses a rare combination of skills – coach, cheerleader, communication & emotional intelligence expert – and masterfully transitions between those roles to guide you where you need to go professionally and personally. And she does it with warmth, humour and just the right amount of nudging and tough love when required to keep you on track to achieving the goals you’ve set for yourself and your team.”
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“J’ai beaucoup apprécié de travailler avec Nadira sur mes objectifs professionnels et personnels. Elle m’a aidé à comprendre comment mon processus de pensée et mes croyances pouvaient ralentir ma progression, et elle m’a aidé à élaborer des stratégies pour progresser vers mes objectifs avec une sensibilisation accrue. Elle a un sens de l’écoute développé et m’a encouragé à développer une multitude de perspectives sur les événements de ma vie quotidienne. Les séances étaient ciblées et concrètes avec des objectifs clairs pour chaque semaine. Nadira est un coach de talent qui sait partager ses dons avec ses clients et qui leur donne les moyens d’aller de l’avant..”
“Not only the content of Nadira’s workshop was highly appreciated but the tips and exercises she choose were very useful too. Moreover, Nadira has a great energy and her enthusiasm is contagious! She has a real ability to engage the audience and her dynamic way to run this event was quite appreciated by the 60 demanding manager participants. Finally, it was easy and pleasant to organise training with Visionary Voices and I would be very happy to do it again next year!”
As women leaders, we have few if any opportunities to go deep in a supported, safe, confidential environment. Hiring Nadira as my coach was a fantastic investment into myself as a leader. Not only did she help me uncover my blind spots as well as my strengths, working with Nadira gave me the tools and the space to reflect deeply on what I wanted to change in the company’s culture, as well as in my career and vision. Our deep coaching conversations helped me navigate with success some pivotal moments of the company’s growth trajectory. If you’re ready for true transformation, if you’re ready to face the shadows that limit you and embrace your greatest strengths, Nadira is the coach for you.
I had the opportunity to attend Nadira’s workshop on leadership. Her talk was excellent, captivating and a very great learning for the audience. She is, no doubt, a great advisor when it comes to leadership skills’ development.
Nadira helped my professional development tremendously, with visible improvements in my interactions with peers and leaders. Specialized in soft skills and emotional intelligence, she equips clients with highly effective practical tools applicable at work and in personal life. Nadira gets my highest recommendation as an executive and management coach.
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