Other Career Mistakes Women Make

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At times, we get caught up in our work life, challenging educations, continuous family time, running errands, checking emails and dreaming of careers that we often forget to slow down and take care of ourselves. More often times than not, we let others walk all over us because we as women just do not have the courage to speak up and say no. In Professor Jovanović’s book “Hey Ladies, Stop Apologizing…and Other Career Mistakes Women Make (HLSA)”, she articulates many of the complex mistakes that women make in regards to their career by emphasizing on their lack of awareness and bad habits. However, one may argue that her “ALL IN” approach is unrealistic in certain situations and not applicable to all women since they may not have the willingness …show more content…
xiii). Her book acknowledges that women are under recognized in our society because they constantly lack confidence, question their abilities, and downplay their accomplishments. She uses the “ALL IN” concept, meaning that one must go “ALL IN” and designate to their career goals completely to achieve what one desires. The “ALL IN” mindset gives women the communication tools and confidence to gain what they deserve in life by following a set of rules Professor Jovanović suggests. These rules consist of creating a vison for your life, being aware of mediocrity and eliminating perfectionism. In order for women to be successful and make changes in their lives, one must be “ALL IN, ALL THE WAY, ALL THE TIME” (Jovanović, 2016, p. 5). By providing these tips as well as self-experiences Professor Jovanović exercises ways to improve communication and self-promotion skills within the female …show more content…
Again, she candidly stated “Waiting until you’re absolutely prepared to do something means you’ll NEVER DO ANYTHING; stop waiting and start acting” (Jovanović, 2016, p. 74). She then implemented a checklist titled “what are you so afraid of” that aided the reader to recognize where their fear originates from and to reach out of your comfort zone to diminish that fear. She concluded this topic by illustrating effective strategies to implement success based from her own life experiences as well as how to effectively maintain these changes in the

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