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[ Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 ]

On a regular old day, you’re plugging along, attending to the work tasks in front of you.  Maybe you’re plotting out what assignments are coming up.  Maybe you’re engrossed in a project with a tight deadline.  Either way, you’re feeling good, generally speaking, about your work, your career decisions and progress. 

And then you do it. 

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[ Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014 ]

For many professionals, especially women, asking for a favor carries with it a stigma.  Soliciting help may be associated with weakness.  Worse yet, by asking for a favor we’re requesting that our counterpart go out of her way for us—thereby creating more work for her. 

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[ Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 ]

What if I told you—that because of one key relationship—you’d be far more likely to ask for a raise, get a promotion or advocate for a stretch opportunity?  In fact those are only a few of the benefits that you can expect if you engage a sponsor.  For women, having a sponsor means you’re far more likely to be satisfied with your career progression.  Now who doesn’t want that?!

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