My ultimate goal, like so many of you, is to eventually leave my "9-5" (I put it in quotes because I actually go to work at 8 in the morning. But I digress). However, while I'm still in the corporate world, I'm taking this opportunity to learn as much as humanly possible regarding business and best practices.
Then, a series of events happened. First, I was passed up for a promotion. It was given to a male coworker who has never even been in my department. Yeah, that hurt. Then I had my review, in which the details of my own personal "glass ceiling" were discussed. Yes, it was negative feedback, but I have taken that meeting and made a few pivots in how I present myself and my work. I'm going to give you my five tips for handling a letdown or negative feedback in your professional life.Read More