How to be a STEMinist

How to be a STEMinist

Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering & maths), listen up! Being a STEMinist means creating a wildly fulfilling career without compromising your family or social life. Learn how to take back control of your career progression, navigate gender equality issues and stop balancing work with life, and start enjoying it. When you love your whole life, you become a living example that a career in STEM is where it's at. I'm Tiffany Dawson and I'll be teaching you all the stuff no one else teaches you about being a woman in STEM. Find me over at www.tiffanydawson.co

Episodes

May 5, 2021 30 min

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I'm giving you 2 real life situations of how my coaching clients are applying influencing skills to difficult colleagues.

A lot of influencing training is about how to inspire people to follow you - which is great! But sometimes, all we need is to get someone we work with to play ball. This can be really hard when they're just a plain difficul...

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Following on from last week's episode, I'll be sharing 3 practical skills you can use today to help you influence more effectively.

No, it's got nothing to do with playing mind games or tricking people into doing stuff.  It's just using plain and simple empathy.


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  • How to use paraphrasing to gain a deeper understanding
  • How t...
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    When I say "influence", is the first thing that pops into your head a sleazy car salesman? This is one of the many reasons we avoid building our influencing skills! But I'm hear to tell you that you don't have to trick others to get them on board with your vision.

    Episode Summary:

  • What people THINK influencing is
  • What influencing ACTUALLY involves
  • How to get confident with influencing by upgrading your beliefs

  • Resources:

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    Who doesn't love a behind-the-scenes peak? Here are the top 3 realisations my clients have had during private coaching sessions with me. Can you relate to any of them?

    Episode Summary:

  • You don't have to change your leadership style because none of your leaders act like you do
  • Work doesn't have to be hard to be rewarding
  • You can create meaning in manda...
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    In this episode, you'll be listening into one of my live web classes, "Intro to Strategic Thinking for Women in STEM".

    Episode Summary:

  • What strategic thinking actually means
  • What happens when you aren’t strategic at work
  • Practical actions to grow your strategic thinking today
  • Resources:

  • Apply for a Career Clarity Call for Women in STEM
  • Sign up to my new...
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    I'm talking about 4 things you need to do to solve problems at work before they happen.

    This is a great way to be known as the person to come to as an expert in your field.

    Listen in to hear:

  • Why you have to make time to think strategically
  • A confidence tip for you to speak up when it's uncomfortable
  • Why you can't just present problems all the time
  • How this is not a place for you to be a perfectionist
  • Resources:

  • Listen to Episo...
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    If you're feeling stuck in your career, this might be why: You're not exercising your strategic thinking.

    We often think that we we do everything we're asked to, or get lots of work done, that means our leaders will start taking us seriously. In fact this has the opposite effect!

    Listen in to hear:

  • Why you don't feel like you're getting anywhere in your ca...
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    Quitting your job or planning to move to a new one can be a super exciting time. However most of us get really lazy in those last few months and weeks.

    While it feels good to slow down and stop caring so much about work, becoming lazy in your current job doesn't set you up for success in your new role.

    Listen in to hear:

  • Why being lazy in those last few weeks will lower y...
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    March 10, 2021 20 min

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    Women are often told they're not strategic enough. Well not anymore!

    Listen in to learn:

  • The misconception women have about being strategic
  • What strategic thinking actually means
  • How you can start being more strategic  at work today
  • Resources:

  • 7-Step STEM Career Audit

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    In this episode, you'll be listening into one of my live web classes, "Handle Workplace Challenges with Confidence".

    I want to equip you with a powerful tool that will allow you to succeed DESPITE challenges you can't necessarily control.

    Episode Summary:

  • The common career challenges women in STEM face (I can assure you, you’re not alone!)
  • What happens when you ignore your lack of confidence
  • How to be confident in the fa...
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    Ever worked in a team that has too much work and not enough people? I thought so!

    This is a really common problem and it can make us feel trapped in a career situation that doesn't help us grow. But there is a way to deal with the issue in a positive way.

    Episode Summary:

  • What most women in STEM do when overloaded with work
  • What happens when you react in this way
  • What yo...
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    Work life balance can seem like one of those impossible goals to achieve. Surely you can't be successful career woman AND lead a balanced life at the same time!

    Well the good news is, you can have both, but you need to know the secret to achieving work life balance first.

    Listen in to hear about:

  • What work-life balance ACTUALLY means
  • What happens when you don't have...
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    How do you react when someone gives you bad feedback? From experience, this is always a tough one to take but there is a logical and positive way you can handle it.

    Listen in to hear about:

  • When I received THE WORST EVER feedback at work
  • How I reacted (hint: I wasn't proud of it!)
  • The key golden nugget I learned from the whole situation

  • Resources:

  • 7-Step STEM Caree...
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    In this episode, you'll be listening into one of my live web classes, "Self-Confidence Simplified".

    Episode Summary:

  • Why your previous attempts at building confidence didn't work
  • The one fundamental theory all confident people live by
  • How to apply this to your own life and career
  • If you've tried countless ways of upping your confidence or you simply don't know where to start, this is the episode for you!

    Resources...

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    Listen in to hear about 5 things that happen when you lack confidence in the workplace. If you've ever felt like confidence was something you can build later - let me assure you that it CANNOT wait!

    If you want a happy, successful and respected career, forget about building your technical skills for just one second and learn to build your confidence instead.

    Resourc...

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    I didn't know it at the time, but I had gotten my whole career progression strategy back to front when I was working as a mechanical engineer.

    There were 3 major misconceptions I had of myself when I lacked self confidence. I only wish I had known the truth sooner!

    My hope is that in sharing these with you, you can fast-track your way greater feelings of self-worth ...

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    Women in STEM are often told they need to be more confident in the workplace. But they're never taught how OR they're given bad advice on how to do it.

    Episode Summary:

  • 3  common ways women try to build their confidence and fail
  • What self confidence actually is
  • The right way to become confident

  • Resources:

  • Attend my live web class: Self-Confidence Simplified
  • Hear abo...
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    If New Year's Resolutions don't work for you, maybe you'll find some inspiration from how I'm approaching 2021.

    This year, instead of setting new years resolutions, I've created a personal theme fore the year: "Be Intentional"

    I've chosen to do this because...

  • I'm rubbish at keeping to my NY resolutions
  • A theme is much easier to r...
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    December 23, 2020 25 min

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    This is an update from me about my end of 2020 wrap up and what you can expect from the show next year!

    I've also got a focus on streamlining what I'm offering in my coaching work so that I can show up as my best self for you as much as possible, so tune in to hear all about that.

    This is my final podcast episode for 2020 so I'll see you again on 6th Ja...

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    You don't have to be Bill Gates to be a philanthropist. Melissa and Justin from the Awesome Foundation, STEAM Chapter are the best role models to showcase this.

    Episode Summary:

  • What their personal journeys into STEM careers were
  • How they started a whole arm of an organisation without ever meeting in person
  • Why STEAM?
  • All the doubts and fears they had when startin...
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