Does it ever feel like you're not good enough to be in the room?
Do you want to get ahead in the kill-or-be-killed corporate world?
SMASHING STEREOTYPES aims to help you conquer your fears and pursue your dreams in the business arena.
Whether you're sitting in the corner office or working your way up from the first floor, you have the tools to help you get the promotion you deserve, the raise you've waited a long time for, and ultimately, have the career you were born to have.
The time is now.
If you're ready to level up and could use a little encouragement and proven tips and advice from someone who has been there, this book is a must-have.
Inside this book, you'll discover:
Smashing Stereotypes tackles how to compete, succeed and thrive in a world where, because of the colour of your skin, your sexual orientation, gender identity or physical or mental disability, you feel that the cards are stacked against you.
So how does one climb the corporate ladder to land those jobs? What were the lessons I learned from navigating the corridors of power that might work for you? How do you survive, without too many scars, the games of office politics? How do you negotiate pay rises to avoid being underpaid compared to your `majority' peers? How do you set and achieve your career and life goals at each level? What are the specific strategies that you need to shake off your feelings of being an outsider, hone your skills and unleash your true potential on the world, be that corporate or otherwise?
Forging a corporate career spanning leadership roles in finance and strategy for multi-billion pound companies, Sheryl Miller has spent nearly thirty years navigating her way through countless boardrooms.