Countless career women of the new millennium have had the New York Times best seller Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office: 101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers by Lois Frankel on their shelves for years, including myself.
The book came out in 2004, but since social media has taken off and provided more of an outlet of expression for workplace frustration, it is time to update Frankel’s observations with some downright truths that we’ve learned from the average work woman’s Facebook feed, social media rant reports and meme culture – the window into the modern woman’s soul. In fact, this woman doesn’t just want the corner office. She wants the whole office, as in she is far more enterprising now than in 2004.
Here are nine tips to get and keep the corner office and/or open your own.