There are a million different things books will tell you to be if you want to succeed as a woman in your career. Warm. Decisive. Strong. Nurturing. Formidable. Approachable. Fierce. Feminine. Confident. Calming. The list goes on and on.
One of the most difficult things I must face each day is whether I stop and face the whistle, or decide to drown it out. How I respond to this decision, day in and day out, is what separates growth from decay.