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Women on the rise have more leverage than they know, and should ask for what they need to make career-advancing moves work for them, Denise Pickett, president of American Express Open, told more than 300 industry leaders at the NEW Executive Leaders Forum.
"When driving your career, don’t be trapped into behaving a certain way. Do some introspection, know what is right for you and when it is right for you,” Debra Sandler, Board director of Gannett Co., advised at the NEW Executive Leaders Forum.
Earlier his year, I had the pleasure of working with Robert Solomon, the Network of Executive Women’s Director of Talent Development, on a NEW Leadership Academy webinar. He said this: "Develop and empower others. If you cannot be replaced, you cannot be promoted.”
"I'm being considered for a promotion to vice president and will participate in an all-day psychological assessment. How should I prepare?"
"If you can see it, you can be it," Lisa Walsh, senior vice president of PepsiCo sales, PepsiCo Inc., declared during "Courageous Leadership," the Innovation You webinar, May 20, 2015.
"I have an opportunity to work outside the country for two years, a role that would lead to significant advancement. How do I weigh the pros and cons of accepting, but uprooting my family?"
"How do I say 'no thanks' to a promotion without removing myself from consideration for other opportunities?"
"What advice do you for a young woman who wants to be well positioned for a career — not just a job — in retail?"
Have you ever wondered if playing the game of office politics is necessary to be successful?
"I am a mid-level manager and working mom. With young children at home, I'm not sure I want to aggressively pursue a promotion that would require more travel, but I don't want to close doors to future opportunities. Do you have any advice?"