Leaderly Quote: Who are you?

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“Who are you?

Are you a visionary? A fixer? An encourager? A motivator? A problem solver?

Which of the many opportunities in front of you allow you to be who you truly are?

If you’re devoting significant energy to work that demands you be someone else, it might be time to rethink your commitments.”

— Tara  Jaye Frank, author of Say Yes: A Woman’s Guide to Advancing Her Professional Purpose, shares 5 ways to get back to basics when you’re feeling overwhelmed at work.

Jo Miller

Jo Miller is a leading authority on women’s leadership and a sought-after, dynamic, and engaging speaker who delivers more than 70 speaking presentations annually to audiences of up to 1,200 women. Her expertise lies in helping women lead, climb, and thrive in their corporate careers. Jo is founding editor of BeLeaderly.com and CEO of Women’s Leadership Coaching, Inc. Learn more about Jo’s services at www.JoMiller.net and follow @jo_miller on Twitter.

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