One of my good friends is in the finance industry, and she’s ambitious. She wants to move up. So a frequent topic of conversation for us is “how to succeed as a woman at work.”
You’ve got to be assertive … but not too assertive or you’re seen as a ball-buster. You’ve got to be nice … but not too nice or you’re seen as a pushover. You’ve got to look good (put together, well-groomed, nice nails) … but not too good, or you’re seen as using your sexuality to get ahead.
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