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The Politics of Promotion: How High-Achieving Women Get Ahead and Stay Ahead by Bonnie Marcus

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7Staying Ahead

In this book so far we've discussed using the tools in the Political Toolkit to help you advance your career. Self-promotion, attention to workplace dynamics, strategic networking, sponsorship, and executive coaching all contribute to getting ahead as a woman in a competitive, often male-dominated work environment.

Now what happens when you get promoted? When you reach a leadership position? Can you put your tools away? NO! All the tools become even more important now to maintain your new status and title, and to protect your responsibilities and territory.

If you think it's hard to get promoted, you should be aware of the fact that it can be even more challenging to stay on top. It's certainly not a good time to put your head ...

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