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Has anyone else experienced the most work difficulties from other WOMEN? What did you do?

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Manage up. My old boss was a micromanager and a bit of an idiot. I was frustrated a lot. I also had a bitchy boss when I first started in the industry se made me cry everyday for 3 months. I learned to just do my best and ignore it cause it's not like they were fucking with me because I'm a woman it's because they were bad managers ill equipped to lead a team. I've also had some kickass inspiring women bosses.

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Talk to your mentor/HR partner about navigating this issue.

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Yes, unfortunately. But mainly one woman on our small team. She actually was terrible to the men on our team as well and after a while none of us wanted to work with her on anything. It got very heated in meetings every week. We took her aside to discuss but she was so stubborn, lacked empathy and understanding for how her actions affected others. While we escalated the issue, it did nothing to help the situation, and she eventually left the agency on her own accord.

Best advice is not to engage in her antics, kill her attitude with kindness, smile through the bullshit and let it roll off your back. If she treats you badly, it's likely happening to other as well and her time is limited.

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Unfortunately, the biggest hurdles in advancing my career have been the women in leadership. They've created a cut-throat culture of fear and clearly play favorites with the men (corp functions - can't speak for all orgs). It's like any women trying to make a positive impact on our team are seen as a threat to the women in leadership roles and therefore are held back, pushed out, or completely left behind.

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