By Jan Arzooman for AMA—January 24, 2019
What can businesswomen do about “hepeating” in the office? Hepeating? It’s a new term for an old behavior. It happens when a woman proposes an idea and is dismissed or ignored, and then a male co-worker presents the same idea and is acknowledged or praised for it. “It happens all the time,” says AMA instructor Lisa Kaplin, a psychologist, certified professional life and executive coach, and the owner of LisaKaplin.com…. it’s frustrating, she says, because if a woman acts pushy about reclaiming her idea, she may be shut down even further. And it doesn’t get any easier after you’re promoted; it may happen more frequently, Kaplin says. Read more.