Janetta was a star employee. Two years ago she had been hired by her contracting firm out of a top school. She spoke a foreign language. She was assigned all the top projects. She was promoted. But in her new role, she encountered the most unlikely of push-back: From her trainer.
This Saturday, March 10 is Guerrilla Mentoring at the George Washington University. This is part of our SisU learning series where in women share a goal or a challenge and get feedback in a very specialized manner. What is your goal or challenge for 2012?
As I mentioned in the Building a Million Dollar Business Part Time Intro Post, I am now sharing this previously somewhat-secret blog with the inside scoop of the Hot Mommas Project. I will have a “Million Dollar Biz-Part Time” category here starting today. Subscribe at the right. The below is retroactively posted from November 28, 2008. It’s a “Cliffs Notes” of the posts and my learnings between March and November 2008. Whew! A lot of challenges, but, ultimately success. […]
“At the age of 15, she had had enough, and did the thing her mother had done, she walked out the door to never return.”
Student reaction: It was stories like that of Delores Williams which allowed me to change my mentality and use the energy I put into justifying my failures to exploring the opportunities I did have and to succeed.
From The Hot Mommas Project Learning Series: Delores Williams’ “Moving From Abandonment to Defining Herself“
Case themes include: professional drive and creativity, family, confidence, individuality, dreams, change, and relationships.
Student contributor: GW student and Hot Mommas Project intern Kaitlyn McAuliffe.
The Hot Mommas Project Learning Series showcases a female role model’s story selected by a students. Role models are tied to women’s success. Read, listen, and learn. More about the Hot Mommas Project here and here. Want to be a featured student? Contact us on Facebook or Twitter.
Continue reading Delores Williams’ story and Kaitlyn’s reaction…
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