The Alpha Girl Cheat Sheet

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By Faye Penn

April 26, 2012 11:00 AM
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Disagreeing with Your Boss

"I've been known to say, 'I absolutely, totally disagree with your point of view,'" says Mary Gleason, president of luxe handbag maker Judith Leiber, along with Shaquille O'Neal's sneaker and apparel line. Still, the Bronx-born exec concedes her frank approach won't work for everyone. So before speaking up, Gleason says you better make sure you've got your facts straight. Always remain respectful, and don't take the boss on at every turn or you'll be perceived as exhausting. "If you find that you always disagree with your boss," Gleason says, "consider looking for another job."
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