Selena Rezvani

The 5 Best Times to Negotiate on the Job

When we negotiate and fail, the effects can set us back both personally and professionally. Perhaps our

How to Go After Awards and Recognition (and Win)

Just last week, a Director at a well-regarded business school explained to me that she couldn’t

How to Have a Thicker Skin for Negative Feedback

Everyone agrees that it’s a smart practice to ask for feedback. Don’t walk through life with blinders

Lend Your Voice! Participate in Our Research Survey

Help us change the game for working women by participating in our brief research survey on

How to Decide if an Employer’s Culture is Right for You

It’s long been demonstrated that companies that create great work cultures see big benefits from doing

How to Take Control of Your Reputation at Work

The most important career capital you have isn’t your technical skills or academic pedigree. It’s not

How to Assert Yourself When You’re Dismissed

Have you ever sat in a meeting and felt ignored or utterly unimportant?  Perhaps you offered

How to Make Your Mark When You Enter a Team

For most of us, working on projects and deliverables by ourselves is becoming increasingly scarce. We are

5 Questions to Help You Define Your Leadership Brand

If you ask someone to describe a person with a compelling leadership brand, they will often

How to Get Over Your Pre-Presentation Jitters

It’s no wonder that for many people, the fear of public speaking registers as more terrifying than

Three Tricks to Step Up Your Self-Promotion Skills

I recently attended a women’s leadership dinner and heard a young woman ask the speaker—a corporate

Leaderly Quote: Demote your inner perfectionist

For some of us active and recovering perfectionists, we await feedback holding out hope that if we

Turn Your Strengths Into Superpowers in 4 Steps

Ask a woman to name her signature strengths and she’ll often squirm in her chair, look

Want to Help Other Women? Then Talk About Your Mistakes.

When most of us think back to an agonizing mistake, the last thing we want to

Learn to Become a Fierce Negotiator With Our Infographic!

We hope you love our visual take on tips to help you negotiate like a ninja.

Leaderly Quote: Self-promotion is self-preservation

With study after study showing that women are more apprehensive about discussing their general competence—let alone

4 Steps to a Flexible Work Arrangement

Are you hungry for a little more flexibility in your day?  If so, you’re not alone.

Leaderly Quote: If you never hear no, you’re not asking for enough.

Want to negotiate with more confidence? Start seeing “No” as one piece of information – not

4 Ways to Shrink Your Wage Gap

What to do if you think you’re paid less than your male colleague? Realizing you’re paid

Leaderly Quote: Don’t wait for an invitation to negotiate

Don’t wait for an invitation to negotiate. You’ve heard it before: the squeaky wheel gets the

Leaderly Quote: Harness your superpowers…

Ask a woman to name her signature strengths and she’ll often squirm in her chair, look

5 Negotiation Skills to Flip No to Yes

“What if they say no?” As facilitators, we hear this anxious question all the time from

7 New Rules of Teamwork

Have you ever been on a team project where you didn’t make much of a mark?

It’s Time to Go After Awards and Recognition

I have a question for you. What kind of impact could you make as a known

Be Leaderly Talks Gender Bias on the TEDx Stage

More and more companies want to lessen gender bias in the workplace, but I contend they

4 Ways to Break Free from Your Post-Holiday Funk

You’re back in the saddle at work. Maybe you took a few days off for the

A New Research Report and a New Era for Be Leaderly

January 22, 2019: Today, we published our first ever research report, OUT OF THE COMFORT ZONE:

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

On a regular old day, you’re plugging along, attending to the work tasks in front of

Negotiate Through Your Next Performance Review

With performance reviews around the corner, I wanted to write a how-to post on negotiating. If

Why Companies Should Give Women More Stretch Assignments

Landing a coveted stretch assignment is a proven shortcut to a top role. Does your company

How Can Pay Transparency Make a Difference for Women?

It’s well known that women still deal with a pay gap relative to men. But some

Dealing with a Bossy Coworker

You might expect the occasional “order” or “command” from your boss. But it’s a whole other

4 Tips for Failing Forward

After you make a mistake, it’s easy to focus intently on your defects. And then to

If You’re Not Seizing Stretch Assignments at Work, You’re Doing It Wrong.

These bonus opportunities have the power to boost your leadership cred and wholly transform your career.

The Case for Why Millennial Women Should Job-Hop

There are strong arguments for and against the debated practice, but for millennial women, job-hopping should

25 Questions to Ask a Mentor

Whenever I’m asked “What are some of the best questions to ask a ...

25 Songs For Your Leadership Playlist

What are your all-time favorite leadership songs — the ones that make you ...

Four Types of Questions To Ask Your Mentor

Have conversations with your mentor gotten a bit repetitive lately? Perhaps you approached ...

How to Shut Down a Colleague Who Takes Credit for Your Work

Has this ever happened to you? You’re in a meeting and the unthinkable ...

11 Leadership Lessons Learned

Here are 11 lessons I’ve learned about leadership—mostly from much-admired colleagues, and just ...

5 Ways to be a Leader, Not a Manager

Have you ever wondered about the difference between a manager and a leader? ...

100 Leadership Qualities

What are your leadership strengths? That’s a question I ask in a survey ...

15 Leadership Quotes to Help You be a Leader, Not a Manager

Sometimes you need a reminder and some inspiration to be a leader, not ...

10 Killer Leadership Skills: The Great Differentiators?

Last week at Hallmark I hosted a couple gentlemen from a partner company. ...

Influencing Without Authority—Using Your Six Sources of Influence

I am in the difficult situation of being unofficial project lead, responsible for ...

Leaderly Quote: The tasks you let go of…
Leaderly Quote: The tasks you let go of…

“Shoulds” are tasks or obligations we take on, accompanied by an inner monologue that goes,

How to Write a Simple and Beautiful Manifesto
How to Write a Simple and Beautiful Manifesto

Traditionally, a manifesto is a written statement where you publicly declare your… – Intentions (what

Leaderly Quote: Leadership is not about doing more
Leaderly Quote: Leadership is not about doing more

You probably already had a to-do list longer than a CVS receipt before this global

What’s on Your Not-To-Do List?
What’s on Your Not-To-Do List?

Leadership is not about doing more. It’s about switching from doing to leading. From this

100 Leadership Qualities: What’s Your Signature Style of Leading?
100 Leadership Qualities: What’s Your Signature Style of Leading?

There’s an entire industry of books and seminars founded on the assumption that if you

20 Leadership Quotes by Women to Inspire You in 2020
20 Leadership Quotes by Women to Inspire You in 2020

20 of our favorite leadership quotes by women At Be Leaderly, we’re on a mission

Happy Holidays 2019
Happy Holidays 2019

May your Holidays sparkle with moments of love, laughter, and goodwill, and may the year

5 Ways to Shift From Doing to Leading
5 Ways to Shift From Doing to Leading

To become a leader, there is a series of key shifts in mindset and behavior

You Do You: Claim Your Leadership Strengths
You Do You: Claim Your Leadership Strengths

We are often so focused on trying to fix our weaknesses that we neglect to

Leaderly Quote: We are often so focused on trying to fix our weaknesses…
Leaderly Quote: We are often so focused on trying to fix our weaknesses…

We are often so focused on trying to fix our weaknesses that we neglect to

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