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The Professional Woman's Guide to Getting Promoted by Andrew H. Hug, Lauren M. Hug

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Chapter 6. Where Do You Go from "No"?

Being qualified for a promotion and presenting a professional, persuasive case, doesn't guarantee that you'll receive the position you want. Hearing "no" can impact your confidence and your enthusiasm for the role you currently fill. However, having a game plan for responding to an undesirable answer to your promotion request will help you gather valuable information about your professional future and make proactive decisions about how to steer your career.

In order to fully understand the meaning, reasons, and implications of the "no" you have been given, we encourage you to follow-up with your boss or supervisor by asking respectful, probing questions about his or her thought-process regarding your future ...

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