Tuesday, October 30 2012
Maryann Waryjas, now the senior vice president and chief legal officer for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, offers straight talk and savvy advice about how to get ahead. She urges you not to just put your head down, work hard and then hope you get the credit you deserve. Forget the "good girl mentality," she says and instead build your business, build your network.
More advice from successful women:
How many times have you uttered the words "I'm sorry" today? Dr. Lois Frankel would argue that it's probably too many.
Not a huge fan of networking? Jillian Holly, a wealth advisor with the Hartman-Curio Group at UBS, is a networking superstar kind enough to offer advice on how you, too, can have an ever-expanding Rolodex.
A collective of Chicago's powerhouse business women share their best pieces of advice for young women hoping to emulate their success.