Become the Bravest You: How to Embrace the Embarrassing and Celebrate the Cringe

Presented on: Thursday, February 8th at 11:00 AM CST

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Do you feel awkward when you walk into a meeting room at work? Do you envy your colleagues who appear smooth and confident? In this enlightening webinar, Henna Pryor, author and award-winning 2x TEDx speaker, will help you become bolder and more confident. You will be able to unlock your true potential! Henna will unveil insights from her book, Good Awkward: How to Embrace the Embarrassing and Celebrate the Cringe to Become the Bravest You, and share relatable stories, science-backed tools, and straightforward action steps. Henna will guide you to embrace your awkwardness as a personal and professional growth catalyst. Prepare to navigate the landscape of "Good Awkward" and transform seemingly awkward moments into stepping stones toward a braver, more confident version of yourself.

In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Pinpoint the exact reason it’s been difficult to take risks - and how to move past it
  • Learn how to use the concepts of deliberate discomfort and strategic micro stressors to strengthen mental muscle
  • Create your own personalized plan to be braver in the moments when it counts

About the author: Henna Pryor, PCC, is a highly sought-after Workplace Performance Expert and an award-winning 2x TEDx and global keynote speaker, virtual presenter, team facilitator, and professional executive coach. She’s known for her science-backed approach to improving the performance, habits, and actions of hungry high achievers – in her fun, no-nonsense, no-jargon way – to move them from their first level of success to their next. She’s a repeat favorite of various global organizations, including Google, Workday, FIS Global, and Johnson & Johnson. She has also been featured in articles for media, including Forbes, Real Simple, Fast Company, and more. As someone who has pivoted her career twice and will try almost anything once, Henna shares her work from the stage and screen as CEO of Pryority Group – a fast-growing performance growth firm – to expand on her belief that the key to most people’s success is embracing the bumpy edges to be braver in the work that we do.

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