Working Mother

Mothers Are Particularly Prone to 'Blindsiding' at Work, and We're Not Helping Ourselves

Here's how to tell if you're a chronic blindsider, and how to break the cycle.

woman by office door

Springing a request for a promotion on a manager with no advance notice? That's blindsiding.


It was not the response I expected. 

I had at a private school a year earlier, ostensibly because I wanted a change, but more truthfully because I was frustrated by the lack of leadership opportunities. Then, a few months later, the director called to say the school had suffered without me, and to ask if I’d consider coming back. I agreed

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