Agency as a Female Solopreneur

In this week's episode to wrap-up the month of March Leyla talks about agency as a female solopreneur and how running a business enables an agentic approach. Continue Reading Agency as a Female Solopreneur

Welcome to the 82nd episode of the award-winning Diverse Minds podcast! In today’s episode, I’m going to be wrapping up the month of March by talking about agency as a female solopreneur. I have been showcasing female entrepreneurs with a true heart during this month. So, in this episode I am talking about agency and the positive experience I have had running my own business.   

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In today’s show, on Agency as a Female Solopreneur

  • The definition of the term agency. [01:09]
  • Why we need to acknowledge the specific experiences of women of colour at work. [02:51]
  • The truth about imposter syndrome and its effect on women of colour. [03:35]
  • What I refer to as “frustration syndrome” and why. [04:51]
  • How Global Majority/Women of Colour can be more agentic. [06:53]

Quotes about Agency as a Female Solopreneur

  • Personal agency can be defined as the ability to initiate and direct actions toward the achievement of defined goals.
  • Imposter syndrome is loosely defined as doubting your abilities and feeling like a fraud.
  • I don’t have imposter syndrome, but what I do have is what I call, “frustration syndrome”.
  • An intrapreneur is someone that works in an organisation, but they have an entrepreneurial mindset to push forward their area or department for their organisation.
  • Rarely is anything in life a breeze, but when we have agency and work with our hearts’, we can of course, move mountains. Especially as Global Majority women!

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