PODCAST: “Dear women, stop apologizing!” Naked Broad View, EPISODE 12
As women we’re conditioned to be polite and deferential, but at what cost? Whether it’s in the workplace or in our personal lives, women are taught that asking for what we want is too aggressive so our communication style ends up being wishy-washy, leaving us hoping that people will figure out what the hell we’re trying to say.
Jill and I have had our fill of this passive, indirect and frankly annoying habit. It’s time for us to own our needs and stop apologizing!