Breaking Through  [Book Review]

If you want to get to the top, you’re engaged in a career tournament.

Find out why it’s not the same rules for Minority Executives.

Here’s some key topics covered from this episode:

How this book influenced my work

Why they chose to study the “winners”

What you can learn to improve your own career

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Here’s some key takeaways from this episode: 

There’s a separator Career tournament for aspiring Minorities

“The authors suggest that for aspiring Minority Executives there is a separate career tournament with: Different rules. Different rounds. People still get “knocked out”. “

The rules and rounds are completely different

Minority Executives :  Slower Trajectory,  Staggered Promotions,  Lower Success Rate”

It’s useful to develop The 3 C’s: Competence, Credibility, and Confidence

By nurturing these traits, Minority Executives can navigate challenges, excel in their roles, and pave the way for long-term success.”

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Dr Jonathan’s Thesis

The Diversity & Inclusion Advice No One Will Give You [Pilot Episode]

Why Being Told To “Get A Mentor” Is Such Bad Advice For Inclusion

The 5 Types Of People You Need In Your Professional Network [Book Review]

The Protean Career Path to Inclusion

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