Catherine Johns says, “If you are not willing to be seen, you’re going to be overlooked.”

So, while you might want to ask for funding or get into an accelerator or land that whale client, if you are not showing up and being seen, it’s going to be difficult to make that happen.

In Episode 2 of the Evolving Working Podcast, women’s empowerment expert Susan Eckstein and I talk with Catherine Johns, who shares strategies and pro tips that will make you look (and feel!) more confident on your next video call or presentation.

Catherine Johns is a Chicago radio legend who spent 25 years in the public eye, but even with that experience, Johns struggled with getting comfortable on video – just like all of us do. She was a pro behind the mic, but being on camera was different and difficult.

Catherine admits this cost her many opportunities earlier in her career.

You can learn more about Catherine Johns and her work at


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