Stop making “nice girl” errors that can become career pitfalls, such as:
Mistake #13: Avoiding Office Politics. If you don’t play the game, you can’t possibly win
Mistake #21: Multitasking. Just because you can do something, doesn’t mean you should do it.
Mistake #54: Reluctance to Negotiate. Don’t equate negotiation with confrontation.
Mistake #70: Inappropriate Use of Social Media. Once it’s out there, it’s hard to put the toothpaste back in the tube.
Mistake #82: Asking Permission. Children, not adults, ask for approval. Be direct be confident
“Want to know why some women’s careers take off, while others’ don’t? Hint: It’s not about “leaning in” versus dropping out. A brilliant book … I wish I’d written it.” ANNE FISHER, “Ask Annie” careers and workplace columnist, CNNmoney.com/Fortune.com