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Bossy as she comes

DNMUM380840 | 1/8/2017 | Author : Sohini Das Gupta | WC :771

Tackling gender biases at work can be exhausting. Ace executives who are bosses, and women—in no related terms—tell Sohini Das Gupta how they deal with the challenges of stereotypes
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Be the b*tch your team curses in the corridors. That’s how my ex-HR initiated me into bosshood,” says Adele Sequeira*, Features Editor with a leading Mumbai daily. Two jobs and a whole lot of team building later, Sequeira is glad she never bothered with the advice.
“The HR person was a woman,” says the 56-year-old, who had asked to be replaced should she be pushed into a brand of leadership she didn’t endorse. But things worked out fine. She took a ‘carrot-and-stick’ approach to extract the best out of her team without breathing fire.
Ask her why these stereotypes are projected on women in positions of power, and she reasons, “Many women mimic the power representatives they’ve seen around them, most of them male. The whi
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