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Nice Girl Syndrome: How to Know If You Have It And Ways To Overcome It (PHOTOS)

Posted: 06/01/11 08:22 AM ET

Women are still undervalued -- at home and at work. Even though women now fill 49% of all professional and managerial-level jobs, women CEOs lead in only 15 of the FORTUNE 500 companies, or 3 percent. The reasons are complicated but among them is the reality that traditional family structures, social norms, and established business practices prevent many women from reaching their potential. Clearly, these need to be reevaluated and redesigned -- but shifts of this type and magnitude take time. In the meantime, many women "struggle to juggle" career and family. That's why we teamed up to write "Nice Girls Just Don't Get It," designed to help women win the lives they want.

What Is a Nice Girl?
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An adult woman who behaves in ways that she was taught during childhood were appropriate for little girls. Nice girls suffer from "the disease to please" -- they put their needs behind everyone else's.
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