Without question, it’s complicated being a woman executive—particularly a successful one—as we’re expected to display both male and female traits effortlessly throughout our career. New research has uncovered yet another quality women are obliged to manifest if we want to succeed in today’s workplace. One not required of men.
Yes, for a woman to be considered confident and influential at work, she not only must be viewed as competent, she must also be liked.[i] Interestingly, confidence isn’t determined by how women view themselves rather self-confidence is defined as appearing at work as others’ perception of whether an individual is confident about being able to meet his/her performance standards.[ii] Read More→