From the Outside in: Seven Strategies for Success When You're Not a Member of the Dominant Group in Your Workplace
Do you sometimes fell like an "outsider" at your job? Do you worry about how to advance in your career without sacrificing what makes you individual? In other words, how can you "get ahead" without selling out? "From the Outside In" is a unique guidebook that shows you how to break through the "concrete ceiling" and succeed on your own terms. Based on extensive research and firsthand interviews, this practical book presents the seven strategies that successful people have used to get themselves noticed and appreciated for their talents--regardless of their age, race, gender, sexual orientation, physical condition--or anything else that made them different from the company's dominant culture. Written by a "diverse" team of authors, you'll get real-world advice on how to:
Recognize the power that resides in your own hands. Learn from the real-life examples of how people used the seven strategies to achieve their goals. Use the 10 extra things you can do to maximize your value to your organization. Practice the easy-to-remember model (SAME) to build good relationships with people at all levels of the organization. Map out your objective and strategies on the worksheets provided. Become more visible without showing off.