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Designed for Success

Chapter 1 – Call to Action 

“Listen as wisdom calls out! Hear as understanding raiser her voices. On the hilltop along the road, she takes her stand at the crossroads.” – Proverb 8:1-2, NLT 

Women Stereotypes 

Positive Stereotypes: Inclusive, Organized, Efficient, Hardworking, Supportive, Intuitive, Flexible, Relationship Oriented, Collaborative 

Negative Stereotypes: Caretaking, Emotional, Less capable, Weak, Sensitive, Irrational, Passive, Lacking confidence, Dependent  

Leadership Stereotypes: Rational, Analytical, Strategic, Direct, Visionary, Competitive, Focused, Results Oriented, Directive 

Take a deep breath, pick up your hammer and prepare the shatter some glass 
We construct virtual limits when we look outside ourselves to explain our disappointments or blame circumstances beyond our control. 

Beware of overused skills 
These are skills we are fond of because they have source of identity, recognition and promotion. 

Overused skills become liabilities. For example, detail orientation i…