5 Ways to Keep It (Professionally) Gangsta at Work

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He never made a move before his time This speaks to being prepared for when opportunity presents itself and truly knowing your capabilities. In today’s fast-paced environment it’s important to stay ahead of market trends and continually upgrade your expertise. But this also speaks to knowing what internal battles to fight, which ties to understanding the nature of your organization. A Black female executive once told me that her biggest lesson was learning when to be quiet. “There are times when you speak and there are times when you [should] be quiet,” she offered. “Sometimes, you got to just sit back and listen and not be ready to respond, but just listen.  Even if you take a moment and then come back to it, it’s okay.”

He never made a move before his time This speaks to being prepared for when…

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