The Quaver

Kathryn Crawford Saxer Career Management

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A beloved coaching client told me she is nervous and awkward talking in groups. She hates presenting.
She’s a senior manager at a large corporation. She’s ambitious and wants to move up in her organization. She has many years of presenting ahead of her.
She needs to figure this out.
“I was working on a deck with my vice president recently,” she told me. “He asked me whether I wanted to present it to the group. I’d had a hard week and it was just too much.”
“I told him no,” she said.
Turning down an opportunity to present your ideas is a career-limiting choice… (Read the rest of the story at The Seattle Times.)