We love looking to powerful women for career inspiration. But oftentimes we don’t take enough time to think about how we can increase (or maintain) our own power in the workplace. All aspiring leaders should take the time to analyze their influence on those around them and the impact they have on their company’s business.
Once you understand your value, you’ll be more likely to protect it. A lot of the time, women weaken their reputation and sabotage their success, without even knowing that we’re doing it. Scroll through to read how we’re unknowingly giving our power away—and how to stop it.
Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office by Lois P. Frankel ($3 and up)