25 min

Gabrielle Union on Standing Up For Yourself 9 to 5ish with theSkimm

    • Careers

Gabrielle Union hit her big break as an actor more than 20 year ago. Today she’s a household name in pop culture, as well as an advocate and author. And along the way, she’s had to learn one of the biggest (and hardest) career lessons: how to stand up for yourself. From navigating toxic workplaces, to challenging inequity and bias in Hollywood, to speaking out about pay parity, Gabrielle’s a hero to many for standing up to broken systems - and for how open and honest she is with her fans and her readers. 

In this episode, Gabrielle shares:

Realizing when vulnerability can be a superpower

Standing up for yourself — and others — at work

Navigating your professional reputation

Knowing your value in pay negotiations

Why you need to talk about money 

Using preparation to counter anxiety


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Gabrielle Union hit her big break as an actor more than 20 year ago. Today she’s a household name in pop culture, as well as an advocate and author. And along the way, she’s had to learn one of the biggest (and hardest) career lessons: how to stand up for yourself. From navigating toxic workplaces, to challenging inequity and bias in Hollywood, to speaking out about pay parity, Gabrielle’s a hero to many for standing up to broken systems - and for how open and honest she is with her fans and her readers. 

In this episode, Gabrielle shares:

Realizing when vulnerability can be a superpower

Standing up for yourself — and others — at work

Navigating your professional reputation

Knowing your value in pay negotiations

Why you need to talk about money 

Using preparation to counter anxiety


Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

25 min

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