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Speak Your Mind Unapologetically Podcast

May 31, 2023

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What if speaking your mind could be joyful? In this episode, Jin Zhang shares how she transformed fear of speaking and judgement into joy of speaking her mind, and how embracing speaking with joy led to several unexpected and unique opportunities. Jin Zhang is an Engineering Director at Meta, instructor at Stanford Continuing Studies, and a TEDx speaker. In this episode she shares:

How speaking with joy in 2 job interviews led to better-than-expected jobs

The first step to convert fear of speaking into joy of speaking

3 strategies leaders can use to unleash the joy within their teams

Where to find joy when speaking your mind

Why when you speak about joy, it’s very likely that you’ll end up speaking with joy


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