Inc. magazine online, small business resources, and business advice at Inc.com
Please Note: You are viewing the unstyled version of Inc.com. Either your browser does not support CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) or it is disabled. Skip to the content of this page

7 Ways to Smash the Glass Ceiling

« Previous Slide | Start Over | Pause | Next Slide »

7 Ways to Smash the Glass Ceiling

"Just the other day, I was meeting with a vendor along with our general manager, who is male," says Wendy Klinefelter Tragiai, founder of KEEPRS. "The presenter spoke almost exclusively to him, even though I'm the one who decides whether to carry the product." Sometimes, it's best to laugh at mistaken presumptions, although Tragiai has learned to make her voice heard by asking tough questions when it's important to her. "Luckily, it's not needed too often."

ADVERTISEMENT