What Teachers Don't Tell You About Succeeding In The Real World

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In my work helping women build successful, fulfilling careers, I started to see something quite troubling. Women who had been high achievers in school-good students who earned good grades-were finding that the very skills that served them well in school were holding them back in their careers. "Good student skills" looked very similar to "good girl" behavior patterns, and being stuck in "good girl" mode was preventing women from leading, innovating, and having knock-the-ball-out-of-the-park careers.