Designer Kristy Tillman once believed her career was destined to stagnate. She felt higher-ups overlooked her and her ideas. Once she realized that she needed to take charge of her career path, she turned her life around. Tillman’s career lessons are broadly applicable, though introverts may dread sampling her self-assertive ideas. getAbstract recommends Tillman’s talk to everyone who feels invisible and who is ready to make a positive change.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why you should “invite yourself to the table,”
- What positives can result from self-assertion and
- What principles govern this sort of activity.
About the Speaker
Kristy Tillman is director of design at the Society of Grownups, a Boston-based start-up that aims to democratize financial literacy among young adults.