Most intimidating thing to say to someone
Never bothered me—and I think its a good thing in way, they should get used to a woman being in charge.
I know I married the right guy because my husband not only supports but encourages my career and entrepreneurial ambitions.” “I don’t generally find other women intimidating—I try to vibe off their energy and learn something from it instead.
Sometimes I have definitely been intimidated during my first encounter with someone and it isn’t just that they are a name–it is sometimes the mix of because who they are, who they know, what they have done and how much of your work is going to reflect on them.
I thinking knowing your work is going to be seen and discussed with others is intimidating because you worry about failure.
We have so much to learn from each other, as a new mom and new entrepreneur I’ve been so inspired by all the stories that we can share.” “I believe that when people can’t put you in a box and categorize you, it can be a bit frightening for them.
I think in the past I let stress take over sometimes and I took things a lot more serious and I think that my seriousness read ‘intimidation.’ I also think that when you meet with new people that sometimes they are just nervous on their side for an interview so you can be super nice but they might still be intimidated to meet you.
But if you’ve ever been told that are intimidating, you know how strange it is to imagine that you, with your flaws and insecurities and weird habits, could ever produce such a feeling in another human. We asked seven women to open up about intimidation, a topic all of us can relate to, but that we rarely speak about.
What does it really mean to be intimidating as a woman? “A woman who is confident and doesn’t take no for an answer.
A girl that was a few years younger than me in high school told me she was intimidated by me, until I led a school-wide protest for a kid that was unfairly punished for something he didn’t do.
She realized that I wasn’t intimidating, I just had strong morals and values, and she thought I was a great person after that.” “I get to know them, and learn as much from them as possible.
I also think some celebrities could be intimidating because you watch them on TV, listen to their music or read their books and you are so excited to meet them and that excitement can turn into intimidation.