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In fact, the secret to this strategy is that it creates an aspirational goal for the male colleague, rather than pointing out a shortcoming. They just have habits that they need to break, and they'll be on your side if you go up to them without an angry accusation.
Of all the challenges that women face at work, perhaps the most persistent and powerful is the problem of men talking over women, mansplaining, and repeating their ideas as if they were their own.
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And to advance women in the workplace, women have to recognize that there should be nothing controversial or negative with directly communicating and giving real-time feedback on how productive a meeting was.
You want to call it out, but what's the best approach for having the conversation so that it ends on a positive rather than confrontational note?
They're going to respect you. What would be more productive for me is if we got to share the air. She added: