Does ‘Pushy’ Need to be a Bad Thing?

When Jill Abramson was fired from the New York Times recently, it attracted a great deal of media attention. Abramson felt she was not compensated fairly compared to her male counterparts. And as a result, the issue about equal pay was raised. But what distracted many of us from this important issue, was the fact… Read More.

New Study Reveals Senior Executive Women Still Struggle With Self Promotion

Just because you’ve made it to the top doesn’t mean you can rest on your laurels. A new study released last week reveals that senior women executives still struggle with some of the career advancement challenges that women in middle management do. The research conducted in November 2013 by Barbara Annis and Associates in partnership… Read More.

Revisiting the Nice Girl Syndrome

When Lois Frankel wrote Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office in 2004, she had hopes that her message would help generations of women position themselves for career advancement. She recognized then that women’s tendency to be nice and their desire to be liked by their coworkers prevented them from being seen as potential leaders…. Read More.