Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway: Angelina Lawton’s Insights On Persistence

Angelina Lawton’s Insights On Persistence

Female entrepreneurs are aiming to impact their careers and the next generation of young women.

Fear is a feeling we have all been familiar with at some point. Whether it is fear of the next big business meeting or fear of letting a client down, channeling these moments into positive experiences is key to developing a professional mindset and forcing yourself to grow.

According to the CEO and Founder of DIGIDECK by Sportsdigita, Angelina Lawton, knowing how to deal with fear is a skill that has helped her get to where she is today– trusted by 450+ brands to tell their stories with cloud-based presentations. Having previously worked as the SVP of Corporate Communications for the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning, Lawton is no stranger to working in male-dominated industries and the intimidation felt by many in similar positions. She attributes a large part of her success to dealing with this pressure and overcoming moments of fear.

“My experience in finance was a great training ground for my entry into the sports industry. The entire financial industry at the time was pretty intense, and the men were always intense,”  Lawton says. “In both industries, you’re always one of the few women in the room. You have to be very confident and own your seat at the table. People will respect you if you can show them you respect yourself. ”

Lawton says that the first step to overcoming fear is understanding your… read more

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