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Sabotage. Jealousy. Hostile work environments. Unfortunately, these are only some of the many reasons why workplace bullying occurs among women. Whether subtle or outright in-your-face, welcome to the “Mean Girl” mentality of some professional women. Yes, it’s a scary place to be, so we won’t stay there long. However, in its most basic form this is the foundation for the cause of adult bullying… the perpetrator’s need to control the  targeted individual(s).

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Bullying is a major issue in the workplace – and it’s not always this blatant!


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Self-promotion without bragging is one of the hardest skills to master. And, for women it can be even harder. Yet, it’s one of the most important skills for career and business success. As a recent study at Montana State University confirmed, women have a hard time speaking up when it comes to their achievements for fear they may sound arrogant or conceited. Men, on the other hand, don’t have this problem. While women feel uncomfortable touting their own success, men see self-promotion as a positive trait.


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Raising the bar is easy! This month, we focus on your questions regarding NAPW By-Laws and Guidelines, created to help us achieve our goals as we move to higher levels of success. Established corporate standards provide a clear, concise foundation as a basis to create initiatives that impact the lives of professional women and girls in our communities and the world.


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Question: Why do we need By-Laws and Guidelines for Local Chapters? The answer is simple; because as leaders, we must adhere to, and abide
by, a structured framework for self-governance. Once we have that, our creativity, ingenuity and leadership can rise to new levels as we lead our Chapters to success.


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“One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. And so when I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don’t invest any energy in them because I know who I am.”
First Lady Michelle Obama

Manners. Compassion. Understanding. Acceptance – all necessary qualities of decent people. Yet, somehow our society has lost touch with positive human interaction. So much so that an entire month must be dedicated to addressing a problem that has reached epic proportions… bullying.

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No one deserves to be a victim of bullying.


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