892: Lower Your Expectations With Megha Malik

Megha Malik is a Global Director, Corporate & Professional Services Procurement.  She is an award winning Business Relationship and Sourcing professional, with an MBA and extensive global experience across organizations.  Megha has demonstrated strong communication, business development, category management, contract negotiation and analytical skills across multiple industries.  She is experienced in engaging with C-Level and senior management and effectively managing multiple projects & project P&L objectives.  Megha has worked in different geographies (Singapore, India & United States) and with customers present globally (Asia, Europe & United States).

Megha shares how lowering her expectations freed her from pleasing other people while increasing her confidence in the process.  She is also part of the USPAACC WISE, a program intended for AAPI Women that would strategically address core issues and create lasting impact in their professional and personal lives, thus empowering and uplifting them in creating and choosing their own personal choices. 


Megha Malik is an award winning Business Relationship and Sourcing professional.

Cultural Background

Megha is of Indian descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Accept no one’s definition of your life, define yourself.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self-confidence is to not live life with no regrets and no that you are enough.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Megha still tries to find self-confidence.  She knows that in order to have confidence is to prepare and plan.  Self-confidence is a constant journey for Megha.

The “AHA” Moment

For Megha, she learned to lower her expectations.  When she set high expectations and didn’t meet it, it lowered her confidence.  When she learned to have a calmness in her life when she stopped having expectations from herself and from others.  She stopped learning to please others.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Megha had more confidence in herself since she stopped waiting for others to judge her.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Be kind to yourself and it’s okay to be selfish.

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