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Women - Get Noisy!

on Sun, 05/04/2014 - 17:40

I am sure that many women listening to a discussion BBC Radio 4's Today programme this week on women's confidence would quietly nod to themselves in agreement with the premise being aired. Women stop themselves moving forward in their careers because of a lack of confidence, however unjustified that lack of confidence might be.

A survey of successful businesswomen suggested that all of them lacked confidence in their own abilities. This prevented them putting themselves forward for jobs or promotions and as a result, women spend longer than their male counterparts in the same job.