Sometimes women find it difficult to speak up and find their own voice.  Our podcast guest, Karen Laos, a communications expert, talks about how to ask for what you want.  After you listen to this podcast you will be able to communicate, get to the point and learn how to ask for what you want!

You will discover:

  1. What’s the biggest challenge for women in asking for what they want?
  2. What’s the #1 thing within our control that we often don’t do when asking for what we want?
  3. What’s your best strategy to offer someone who’s about to ask for something?
  4. What do you do when a decision maker says “no” to your ask? 
  5. Is it possible to turn a “no” into a “yes”?
  6. What’s one thing we can work on to improve our ability to speak up?
  7. What counts most in communicating? Is it what you say or how you say it?
  8. What holds most people back from getting what they want?
  9. What’s your best advice for how to speak up?
  10. How do you stop rambling and get to the point?
  11. What’s a sentence starter to use when speaking up in a meeting when you want to share your opinion in a meeting?

How to Ask for What You Want (and get it!)



Karen Laos Social Links

  • Twitter
  • Website:  ……check out Karen’s website to take her signature course and learn tools to speak with confidence.  This online course will be opening up soon.

Karen Laos Bio

Karen Laos, Communication Expert and Confidence Cultivator, leverages 25 years in the boardroom and speaking on the world’s most coveted stages such as Google and NASA to transform missed opportunities into wins. She guides corporations and individuals with her tested communication model to generate consistent results for women leaders through her Leadership Presence Keynote: How to Be an Influential Communicator.

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