Using words like just or actually, apologizing when unnecessary, or using phrases like Does that make sense? or I’m no expert, can undermine your credibility in interviews, negotiations, and meetings.
Rosie, named for Rosie the Riveter, is a Chrome Extension created by three young women programmers that detects undermining language in emails, Slack messages, and GroupMe messages, and suggests more confident verbiage to help people represent themselves as the professionals they are.
You can try it here and share it with brilliant colleagues with undermining speech habits.
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