Let’s Engage in Positive Politics

The 2016 presidential campaign has reached an all-time low. The name calling, insults, and belittling jabs between Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, and Ted Cruz do not reflect well on these candidates seeking a vote of confidence from the electorate. For those of us who never had very positive feelings about politics, the campaign validates our… Read More.

How Introverts Can Master Office Politics

Until recently, it was a commonly held belief that extroverts are the real winners in the workplace. We expect extroverts to have the charisma and natural ability to lead; to connect and influence others. Our assumption, therefore, has always been that extroverts have a real advantage over introverts playing the political game. But with the… Read More.

Why Having a Sponsor is Important for Women and How to Get One

Having the right sponsor can make a dramatic impact on your career advancement. It’s such a powerful relationship that I have included it in the political toolkit in my book, The Politics of Promotion: How High Achieving Women Get Ahead and Stay Ahead. In fact, I call it the “Get Out of Jail Free Card”…. Read More.