How many years have you spent trying to get heard at work? Does it seem like you know what needs to be said, but no one listens to you? Are you easily interrupted, so that you have to resort to loudness or anger to get your point across? Or do you just feel like your voice is not deep enough to fully integrate into the meeting?
Ever wonder what's really behind job interviews and performance reviews? Most of us naturally focus on the line-items, the spoken or written record that supposedly makes the difference between hired and fired, overlooked and promoted. And some of us focus on the unspoken factors, such as race, gender, or age. But what if that was all just text? What if underneath those decisions lay more subtle factors, and ones that can be changed?
What's the number one thing you can do to kill your career? No doubt we each have our favourite answer. But take a closer look at the careers of your favourite politicians. Ever wonder how Bill Clinton could get away with numerous sordid infidelities? How Donald Trump can skate away from scandal like a penguin on ice?