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.

Self Promotion is a Leadership Skill

Despite the fact that most women understand the importance of self-promotion for their advancement, they do not intentionally use it. We have been conditioned to take the back seat and wait to be recognized. As a consequence, we often have this inner argument about how to proceed with self-promotion. We know we should do more… Read More.