Debra Pickett

Not only the first woman to have her own opinion column in the Chicago Sun Times, one of America’s top newspapers, but Debra Pickett also managed to snag the role a few years after her undergrad. But Debra’s early success came from an important realization: Doing “good work” is not enough– there is a crucial aspect of self-promotion says award-winning television and print journalist. Debra explains how to authentically self-promote and to recognize your self-worth. In the rooms where decisions happen, her sense of self-worth represents not just her, but all the people who look like her and don’t have a spot in the room. Listen in to hear how you can harness the power of your purpose and discover the tips ceiling breakers have used to find success.

Stay connected with Debra!
Twitter: @DebPickett
Instagram: debrapickett

Quotes We Keep In Mind
“I’ve been lucky enough to do that [break ceilings] a couple of times in my career.”

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