Confident, mediocre men are in every office and every industry. They’re not the most competent group of employees, yet somehow they keep rising up the ranks and getting raises and promotions, even though they’re not that good at their jobs. It’s the guy who leaves mid-day for his daily workout while you’re worried about leaving for an annual physical. It’s the guy who gets promoted to manager even though you do most of the work. It’s this guy who’s willing to admit he’s a confident, mediocre white guy.
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