Getting the Floor

Jun 19 2014 Published by under [Information&Communication]

Daenerys-Targaryen-game-of-thrones-23107710-1600-1200Women often have trouble getting our voices heard in meetings. Our attempts to speak can be thwarted in a number of ways, and if we interrupt the way men do we are aggressive bitches. I cannot embed the video, but you can click over and watch my new solution:


Of course, we tend to frown on bloodshed in the twenty-first century. For more practical advice, I recommend this post in Inc.  with eleven suggestions for being heard. Not as dramatic as Daenerys Stormborn. Perhaps not as effective.

But infinity more acceptable outside of Westeros.

Because we all cannot be Mothers of Dragons.


2 responses so far

  • Jenny says:

    Does your circle of women believe that it's OK to politely interrupt? That's usually what I do... I think that we should all be able to have dragons...

    • We end up interrupting as politely as we can, but you still run the risk of being pushy, bossy, and bitchy, no matter how polite you are.

      And if I had a damn dragon, I'd let it fry the dude who wouldn't let me talk...

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