EP005: 5 Reasons Why You Should Speak Up In Meetings

Why should you speak up in meetings if you’re an emerging leader? One of the biggest barriers to building visibility that I see with my clients is not speaking up in meetings, especially when they have an idea, opinion or suggestion to share with the room.

This is such a shame because meetings are the easiest way for any professional to build visibility. But for a couple of reasons that I share with you in this podcast episode, emerging leaders more often that not, hold back.

My aim with the episode is to encourage you to speak up more in meetings by sharing with you five great reasons why you should!

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What you’ll learn in this episode

In this episode, “5 Reasons Why You Should Speak Up In Meetings”, I discuss:

  • How lack of confidence can cause you to hold back in meetings.
  • How not all corporate cultures support people talking freely in meetings.
  • Why keeping quiet shows you have nothing to contribute.
  • How people can start questioning why you’re even in the room!
  • Why meetings are easy and FREE way to increase your visibility.
  • How speaking up can get you closer to high-level projects.
  • Why you need to speak up to position yourself as a leader.
Episode 005 The Leadership Pod: 5 Reasons Why You Should Speak Up in Meetings
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Episode 005 The Leadership Pod: 5 Reasons Why You Should Speak Up in Meetings
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About Kara

Kara Ronin is the founder of Executive Impressions. She is an executive coach who specialises in leadership presence, social skills and business etiquette. She is also the creator of Bestselling Udemy course, Business Etiquette 101. Kara’s advice and unique perspectives have been featured in Time Inc., Business Insider, Ignites Europe (a Financial Times Service), The Muse, The Local France, The West Australian, and more. Kara works regularly with lawyers, investment bankers, and finance professionals to help them build presence, authority and influence in business. Get Kara's insights delivered straight to your inbox