Episode #115 – Maladaptations in Corporate America : Lisen Stromberg

For today’s episode, our host, Teresa talks with Lisen Stromberg, about ‘Maladaptations in Corporate America.’ Lisen is a leadership and culture strategist, author, and CEO of PrismWork.

Teresa and Lisen talk about her recently coined phrase, ‘maladaptations’ or adaptions women were making in the workplace that were harming or limiting them. These maladaptations were started to categorize the types of behaviors Lisen found many women have adopted to get ahead in their careers.

The 5 Maladaptions:

  • Need to Fit In
  • Need to Fit In to Rise
  • I Need to Sacrifice to Succeed
  • I Need to do it Alone
  • Success is Having it All

To read the articles discussed in the podcast, click here and here

To connect with Lisen: www.prismwork.com

Episode Timestamp

00:06Introduction and Disclaimer 01:16What are Maladaptions? 10:11Break and Public Service Announcement 10:36Why Do You Feel You Need To Adapt? 18:36Teresa’s Closing Remarks
Hosted by

Teresa McQueen, Esq.
Founder, Host and Executive Producer
Teresa is a skilled trial attorney (a recovering litigator!), Corporate Counsel for Western Growers Family of Companies, a published author and frequent speaker on a wide range of topics including harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. She is a Certified Business Etiquette Trainer and hosts the Workplace Perspective podcast to help organizations of all sizes develop and maintain successful employer/employee relationships.*

*The views expressed by Teresa McQueen are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Western Growers Family of Companies, its officers, directors, board members, employees, or members.

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