Prepare for your Hot Topic Discussion

Look at the list resource for each topic. As you watch, listen, or read through the suggested resource, jot down your thoughts and observations. You can also use the reflection questions below to guide your thinking. 


During your Squad meeting, take time to share what you learned. Work together with your Squad to find ways to apply what you’ve learned to your professional life. 


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Topic 1: Setting Boundaries at Work


Read the Article: How to Confidently Say "No" At Work


Reflection Questions

  • What is a boundary you need to put in place at work/in your job search?
  • What is keeping you from setting the boundaries you need?
  • Is there anyone you might be able to lean on in establishing boundaries?


Topic 2: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome


Read the Article: Overcome Imposter Syndrome With This Winning Poker Strategy


Reflection Questions

  • Can you narrow down which aspect of your role/job search is causing you impostor syndrome, or is it an overall feeling of discomfort? Are you able to unpack that feeling?
  • What are the facts about your career and what are the stories you’ve been believing? How do they differ?
  • What reminders could you put in place to remind yourself of your worth?



Topic 3: Raising Your Visibility

Read the Article: Are You The Invisible Woman At Work


Reflection Questions

  • What skills do you bring to the table that your managers/interviewers don’t know about?
  • Are there skills you want to develop? How might you go about tackling those?
  • Is there additional feedback you could be asking for?