Across from my Working Girl-ish type desk was a bullpen which was essentially a locker room for twenty-something guys aspiring to become masters of the universe. Because the pressure was so intense in this testosterone-filled room, they inevitably went for the hard sell in opening new accounts, saying things like “Throw down your pom-poms and get in the game.”
Initially I was offended, because I was a cheerleader in high school. But about six months in, after hearing throw down your pom-poms yet one more time, I realized I needed to throw down my pom-poms and get in my game, and figure out how to move up the food chain.
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