Women’s Leadership Speaker & Blogger – Diane Allen

Through quotes, stories and statistics, you will be inspired to lead.

Through how-to's, you'll absorb skills to develop your unique leadership presence and get results.

Through guided meditations, you will eliminate personal barriers to leadership by aligning yourself to your full potential.

Leadership advice for women who live authentically.

Recent Posts

Take the Leadership Quiz

Take the Leadership Quiz

Read each statement and give yourself a score! 1 point – Agree 2 points – Somewhat Agree 3 points – Disagree My passion is evident in everything I do. I know and live by my purpose in life. I have no inhibitions and freely speak. I tell people about my […]

Public Speaking and How to Be Forgettable

Public Speaking and How to Be Forgettable

  Here’s the BIGGEST mistake people make! They think they are doing a great job but they really are making themselves forgettable! Let me ask you this, do you have patterns of communication at work that aren’t serving you? If yes, then I guarantee that other women share that pattern too. If these patterns aren’t going […]

Zap Bias

Zap Bias

  #benjaminhaydon #bias #closethegap #wordstoliveby #women #standtallwithin Let me ask you this… Do you have personal quote or a quote from someone in your sisterhood that would inspire other women to self advocate, get rid of inhibitions and lead?  I’d love to share the wisdom on this blog! Shoot me an […]

How Wearing a Tight Shirt Ruined Getting the Job

How Wearing a Tight Shirt Ruined Getting the Job

“Wear a tight shirt.” That was the advice I received from another woman about auditioning to get into an orchestra. Orchestras were early adopters with closing gender gap. As early as the 1970’s, some orchestras began using screens so that they would not see the person performing at the audition. […]

Widest Pay Gap

Widest Pay Gap

#noexcuses #empoweringwomen #collegewomen #millennialwomen #graduatingsoon   For a complete listing of Statistic posts, go to the home page and click under categories: Statistic. To keep your leadership torch lit and receive a weekly digest of blog posts, signup here.   Diane Allen Women’s Leadership Speaker [email protected] closethegendergap.org & womensleadershipskills.org Audiences experience continued transformation beyond the speech. Impossible […]

Let Women Be Vocal

Let Women Be Vocal

  Let me ask you this… Do you have personal quote or a quote from someone in your sisterhood that would inspire other women to self advocate, get rid of inhibitions and lead?  I’d love to share the wisdom on this blog! Shoot me an email with the quote, the name […]

Becoming a Magnetic Influential Leader – Part 2 of 3

Becoming a Magnetic Influential Leader – Part 2 of 3

“Get Into” Being Your Authentic Self as an Actor would “Get Into” Their Role The second key to standing tall within and becoming a magnetic influential leader is to “get into” being your authentic self as an actor would “get into” their role. It’s been calculated that 107 billion people […]

Stories Heal & Having a Voice

Stories Heal & Having a Voice

Heads up: There are two things to pay attention to in this story. How stories heal. Reflection on your own “voice”. At a Keynote Speech I delivered last week I shared a story. It was about how every time one of my violin students experienced musical expression for the very […]