Bonnie Marcus, Thought Leader on Women in the Workplace, Presents “Look Out Before You Lean In” At the 2015 Women's Summit® Succeed and Thrive

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Presentation shows women how to effectively and authentically promote themselves without backlash, build relationships of influence and position themselves with key stakeholders, network with power and intent and find allies, champions and sponsors to move their career forward.

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In today’s complex work environment, it’s more important than ever for women to look out before they lean into their ambition.

Today at the 2015 Women's Summit® Succeed and Thrive! presented by Bryant University, Bonnie Marcus, M.Ed., an award-winning entrepreneur, president of Women’s Success Coaching and dynamic thought leader on women in the workplace, is presenting a workshop titled, “Look Out Before You Lean In.”

Marcus’s presentation will address how the path to the top isn’t straightforward, and why it’s critical to understand workplace dynamics in order to avoid potential barriers. The session will show women how to identify and plug into the power grid of their organization, as well as provide the necessary tools to understand and overcome obstacles in order to achieve success.

“In today’s complex work environment, it’s more important than ever for women to look out before they lean into their ambition,” said Marcus, who also is a contributing writer for Forbes and Business Insider. “Looking out involves observing and understanding the rules, grasping who has the power and assessing the organizational culture. Women must also network strategically to build allies and champions with key stakeholders and self-promote to get ahead. All of these actions enable women to navigate the workplace successfully and reach their career goals.”

Marcus’s presentation is in Session A from 9:45 until 11 a.m. ET. For more information on the 2015 Women's Summit® Succeed and Thrive!, visit http://wsummit.bryant.edu/index.htm.

Later this month, Marcus will release the “The Politics of Promotion,” which is the first book ever to show women how to understand, become savvy and succeed in workplace politics without compromising their integrity or feminine traits. For more information on “The Politics of Promotion,” visit http://politicsofpromotionbook.com/.

About Bonnie Marcus
Award-winning entrepreneur, Bonnie Marcus, M.Ed., is President of Women’s Success Coaching where she coaches and teaches professional women on successfully navigating the workplace and positioning and promoting themselves for career advancement. Forbes.com honored Women’s Success Coaching three years in a row as one of the Top 100 Websites for Professional Women.

With more than 20 years of sales and management experience, Marcus’s extensive business background includes CEO of a ServiceMaster company and VP of Sales at Medical Staffing Network and two others national companies in the healthcare and software industries. She has held executive positions in startup companies and Fortune 500 companies.

Marcus shares her message globally through speaking engagements, blogging, and her popular radio show called GPS Your Career. She received a BA from Connecticut College and a M.Ed. from New York University. She is an ICF certified executive coach. For more information on Marcus, visit http://womenssuccesscoaching.com/.

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