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Debunking Assertiveness: Real Reasons There Aren’t More Executive Women, Part I

Attend most leadership conferences or read any book geared toward women, you’ll probably hear someone telling women they¬†should be more assertive. I’ve been in professional roles since the early ’90s, and it irritated me back then. To hear that in 2012 is infuriating. Even worse, in our most respected business periodicals, we’re still telling women ...