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Have you hit the “glass ceiling” so many times, it feels as if the top of your head is flat? Has your journey through the executive ranks seem to have stalled out? Are your dedication and hard work going unrewarded? Are you feeling underappreciated or misunderstood in the workplace? If so…welcome to The Club!

“This is THE place, where like-minded, executive-minded, forward-thinking women come to communicate—collaborate—and celebrate everything that it means to be a career-focused woman in a male-dominated work environment. This isn’t about ‘us vs. them.’ This is about us making a name for ourselves—taking a seat, and truly owning that seat, at the executive table—and doing so not as ‘clones’ of men, but as authentic, self-confident, self-empowered women.”

Amanda Blesing

2 x Author; Women’s C-Suite Mentor & Executive Coach; Founder: The She-Suite™ Club

Where empowered women empower other women. Because when women win, everyone wins.

Confessions of a Workhorse CEO

Give a busy woman something to do and she gets it done!

I used to be a Workhorse – with a focus on relentless execution. I had a huge capacity to get things done, which became a rod for my own back.  In fact, even in my first CEO role I had a strong Workhorse brand and I was proud of it.

Until I wasn’t – because I nearly had a breakdown.

It took a brand new board member who cracked a joke with me one day and said something along the lines of “Amanda, you’ve made your life hard for yourself. You’re able to produce so much and it’s become a rod for your own back, plus it’s now expected”

He was right, and the thought of continuing to do all that hard work nearly made me cry.

I still have this tendency, as I have a capacity to deliver with high energy, day after day – until the wheels start falling off.

I, like many with a working-class background, was brought up to believe that working hard was where my value was.  If I wasn’t worn out, I hadn’t worked hard enough.  If it got to the end of the week and I had energy left, then I’d been “slack”. Or so I mistakenly believed.

In quiet moments too, I can see that my lower self-esteem contributed to me being a Workhorse – because somewhere deep down I felt that if people could just see how busy I was along with my high-volume output, that they might not notice that I was a potentially a fraud.

If you’re wondering if you’re a Workhorse, then hard work is your mantra and brand busy is your disguise. You can often be found burying yourself ‘head down and backside up’, delivering on your mammoth workload both at home and at the office.

You likely have some socialised limiting beliefs around hard work as well such as-

  • Give a busy woman something to do and she’ll get it done!
  • You need to work hard for the money
  • Only by working hard will you be successful
  • If you’re failing in some way, it is because you aren’t working hard enough.

But more importantly, when you’re a Workhorse you are leaving career opportunities, leadership opportunities and a bucket load of money on the table, simply because there is a limit to how much exponential impact hard work can deliver.

I hate to be the one to break it to you, but we got the wrong memo. It’s all the other stuff that will move the dial on your career far easier.

So if the Aussie beer commercial tagline “a hard day’s work is a hard earned thirst” resonates for you (and not just because you like beer 🤣), then it’s time to do things differently.

And I can’t wait to see what’s possible for you once you ditch this brand!

Because when women win, we all win

#womenofimpact #LookOutCSuiteHereSheComes #ICreateSheroes 

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What My Incredible Clients Have to Say…

Thank you so much Amanda. You have brought out the best of me and put it on a page.

Amanda helped me build my digital brand with a strategic approach that’s aligned to my long-term career goals. I learned to add value and richness to my network and customers, and I have a visibility strategy that is above the line and future-focused!

It’s a blast working with Amanda – I can feel the momentum growing – now a matter of me putting my foot on the pedal to get myself out there in full confidence!

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