Ever feel like you may be at a disadvantage being a woman in Corporate America? Today we have Heather Havenwood, serial entrepreneur, author, and a top authority on digital marketing, sales coaching, and online publishing strategies.
When asked if she enjoyed working from home, Heather began by explaining why she describes herself as “unemployable”. Between 1997 and 1999-2000, Heather was employed in Corporate America in B2B sales and achieved the number one spot out of 10,000 reps. She describes how she got a pat on the head, and comments such as “good job, you’re so cute”, and was fired. This was her first inkling that she was unemployable in corporate America.
Why was she fired? Because she didn’t fit the bill - she said: “I wasn’t a white dude who was 45 with a gut”. When she proposed going to global sales, they again said she [...]