Life and Careers


You?ll have to rely on what you know. Your strength will not come from your place on some org chart, your strength will come from building trust and earning respect. You?re going to need talent, skill, and imagination and vision, but more than anything else, you?re going to need the ability to communicate authentically, to speak so that you inspire the people around you and to listen so that you continue to learn each and every day on the job.

building trust and earning respect

communicate authentically

I recently started speaking up about the challenges women face in the workforce, something I only had the courage to do in the last few years. Before this, I did my career like everyone else does it. I never told anyone I was a girl. Don?t tell. I left the lights on when I went home to do something for my kids. I locked my office door and pumped milk for my babies while I was on a conference call. People would say, what?s that sound. I would say, ?What sound? I hear a beep. It?s a fire truck.?

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