Survey Results: the Help You Want in Your Career or Business

The Way Women Work SurveyA few weeks ago we sent out a brief survey asking what you were looking right now for when it came to your career or business. Thank you to everyone who responded! Since many great ideas came pouring in, we wanted to share a snapshot of the results with you.

  • 63% of respondents were interesting in a weekly career and business advice chat with Rania via a YouTube video,
  • You prefer to consume the career and business advice you’re looking for via news articles, blog posts and email newsletters (even split).
  • 60% of you are interested in hosting a book club for UNDETERRED

We first asked: What is your biggest need right now in regards to your career or business?

Here are some of the answers we received. We plan on addressing many of them in the coming months and giving you specific actions you can take:

  • 18500740_sMotivation
  • Networking with other professional women
  • How to advance
  • How to make more money
  • Help prioritizing
  • Work/life balance
  • Development at an executive level
  • Developing remote teams
  • Career mapping, skills assessment, mentor network development
  • How to secure global career opportunities
  • Promoting yourself
  • How to convert more proposals into clients
  • Direction
  • Expanding to a bigger market
  • Expanding your skill set
  • Finding the right job
  • Fundraising knowledge
  • Leadership
  • How to refresh your business strategy
  • Finding your purpose
  • How to be a good manager

We also asked: What topics are you most interested in learning from Rania and The Way Women Work? Here were some of your replies:

  • The gap women face in university education and workplace success
  • How to succeed in a male dominant field
  • Finance
  • How to develop women in the workforce & promote diversity
  • Women working for and with women leaders
  • How women can nurture themselves and their gifts in a corporate setting
  • 9240575_sHow to maintain self value and self worth and sustain a career without burning out
  • How to be who we are, and do what we love, as women, to ourselves family and friends whilst making a living
  • Connecting with other women
  • Negotiating for what I need
  • Dealing with unconscious bias
  • How can women work across boundaries
  • Sage advice
  • Success stories
  • Management and how to increase financial IQ
  • Practical tips on overcoming obstacles
  • Case studies or examples on how other women are dealing with their challenges would be useful
  • Balance
  • HR
  • Continual self-growth
  • Learning about women in other countries and how they face similar challenges
  • Team building
  • Women entrepreneurship motivation
  • How to make your partner a real partner
  • Business set-up, complete package of business tips
  • How to deal with challenges in the workplace especially when you experience adversity from senior men and women.
15413452_sWhat about you? What are you looking for? What topics do you want to see us address? If you haven’t done so already please take a few minutes and fill out this short, anonymous survey.


Thanks for being a part of this global community of ambitious women. We look forward to serving you better and helping you grow!

To your success –

Erin & Rania

Erin Risner

Director of Community Engagement

Writer. Creative. Brand Strategist. Content Curator. Social Media and Marketing Maven. Passionate about connecting with women around the world and telling their success stories.