At a recent tech panel, Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google continuously interrupted Megan Smith, the USCTO. And the one woman brave enough to call Schmidt out happened to be Google's Diversity Officer. Who recognized a real time learning opportunity for her boss.
When we don’t understand something or want to learn more, it’s only natural to ask for help. Or is it? Too many creative women say they’re afraid to ask a lot of questions lest they be labeled high maintenance or not proactive enough. WTH?
When you’re an up and coming Creative, you’ve got a lot to think about. Do I have what it takes to get the great gigs? Will people respect me enough to let me lead? Should I even want to lead? Am I good enough? Where am I headed?