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Women face gender discrimination throughout our careers. It doesn't have to derail our ambitions — but how do we prepare to deal with it? There's no workplace orientation session about narrowing the wage gap, standing up to interrupting male colleagues, or taking on many other issues we encounter at work. So HBR staffers Amy Bernstein, Amy Gallo, and Emily Caulfield are untangling some of the knottiest problems. They interview experts on gender, tell stories about their own experiences, and give lots of practical advice to help you succeed in spite of the obstacles.

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    • Business
    • 4.8 • 130 Ratings

Women face gender discrimination throughout our careers. It doesn't have to derail our ambitions — but how do we prepare to deal with it? There's no workplace orientation session about narrowing the wage gap, standing up to interrupting male colleagues, or taking on many other issues we encounter at work. So HBR staffers Amy Bernstein, Amy Gallo, and Emily Caulfield are untangling some of the knottiest problems. They interview experts on gender, tell stories about their own experiences, and give lots of practical advice to help you succeed in spite of the obstacles.

    Getting Along with a Biased Tormentor

    Getting Along with a Biased Tormentor

    How do you interact with a senior person who should be mentoring you but is instead giving you every reason not to trust them? Amy G recommends tactics to try and phrases to use.

    • 36 min
    Getting Along with a Political Operator

    Getting Along with a Political Operator

    How do you stay in the loop when someone keeps kicking you out? Amy G recommends tactics to try and phrases to use.

    • 42 min
    Getting Along with a Passive-Aggressive Gossip

    Getting Along with a Passive-Aggressive Gossip

    How do you work with someone who’s encroaching on your job, bad-mouthing you, and refusing to acknowledge there’s any tension or problem? Amy G recommends tactics to try and phrases to use.

    • 33 min
    Introducing Getting Along

    Introducing Getting Along

    No one should have to put up with rude, unprofessional, or hostile behavior from a colleague. You can counteract and even preempt it by using certain tactics and phrases. Amy Gallo will teach you which ones, plus how and when to deploy them, through coaching sessions with real women dealing with different types of difficult people.

    • 2 min
    When a Relationship with a Colleague Goes Sour

    When a Relationship with a Colleague Goes Sour

    How do you address a falling-out with a teammate when they either won’t acknowledge you or just lash out? Amy Gallo brings her conflict management expertise to a coaching session for a woman whose project manager and former work friend went from helpful to hostile. The approaches that come out of the conversation are ones that anyone facing tension in a work relationship can use to find a way forward.

    • 34 min
    The Essentials: Delegating Effectively

    The Essentials: Delegating Effectively

    Let’s be real: You can’t do everything yourself. Delegating to others helps you manage your workload and helps your colleagues who take on the tasks, decisions, and responsibilities to learn and grow. That doesn’t mean it’s always easy to do though. A leadership coach shares practices that will ensure the work gets done and will leave you and the person you delegated to feeling good about the experience.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
130 Ratings

130 Ratings

Mom of 3 kids + one new born ,

Powerful and inspirational!

As an Asian female leader working in a white male dominant industry, this is my go to podcast when I felt stuck, pushed over and overwhelmed at work. From the bottom of my heart, thank you for being there for us.

Kian and Elijah ,

Great Show Thank You

I appreciate the depth and insights of this show, that it is not a black and white, us versus them kind of perspective on work place equality. I learnt a lot. But also, I want to see more diverse perspectives represented in the discussion of workplace politics.

emacberk ,

Excellent

I listen to this podcast as motivation, when I’m feeling dismissed at work, overwhelmed with motherhood, or when I just need a reminder that we’re all in it together as an invisible sisterhood.
Is my favourite podcast. Thank you, ladies!!

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