What Keeps High Achieving Women from Choosing Executive Positions: IV. The Shifting Female Mindset
On the other hand, they still feel that they are measured by a harsher standard than men. However, this tends to mobilize instead of demotivate them. They love a good challenge. This behavior is very different from many of the women of previous years who just felt victimized.
High-achieving women today are more aware of their behaviors and the impact than ever before due to self-awareness and the personal growth activities available to them. However, they have blind spots that justify certain behaviors they believe serve them when in truth, these behaviors hurt their advancement. On the other hand, high-achieving women are reflective enough to identify lessons learned and are open to feedback to better understand the impact of their behavior so they can adjust and adapt to more quickly achieve their goals. Therefore, they will embrace this research as a much-needed tool.
Beginning in the next essay, we begin the study – first by looking at the methods being deployed.