Earlier last week, a LadyDrinks member asked an important question:
I interviewed Fran Hauser, a long time executive at Time Warner, in a fireside chat at LadyDrinks this past year. She wrote a book called “The Myth of the Nice Girl.” The book arms women with tools and language we can deploy in real-time when finding our voices at work. She cited the example of a young woman she was mentoring.
Reshma was frustrated because she contributed an idea at a team meeting. She was shocked to learn that her male colleague took the credit for her idea. She wanted to scream from the rooftops, but she consulted Fran instead. Fran suggested these ideas.
Go to Reshma’s boss and
I thought this advice was worth sharing, because if one person is miffed from someone taking their idea, chances are there are more women bristling from the action.
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