• For Australian women, advice to 'lean in' doesn't help them - the only path to success is still being a charismatic man

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    "Leaning in" implies women need to fix their behavior to get promoted.
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    "Leaning in," the message popularized by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg meaning to show confidence at work, doesn't guarantee a payoff for Australian women, according to labor economist Leonora Risse.
    Risse used "achievement motivation" - a test that measures hope for success and fear of failure - to examine the relationship between confidence and job promotion.
    She found that bold, charismatic, and confident men are more likely to be promoted than women who share the same qualities and...
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