The year closed in an epidemic of fear and displacement. Fear of terror, of violence, of speaking up, of being gunned down -- in church, in the street, in a park, at an office party, in one's own home. Displacement, due to barrel bombs and cluster bombs, terrorist thuggery and the very real threats on multiple continents from dictators clinging to power.
I first started working at the strip club as a waitress. My "interview" was me walking into a cluttered manager's office, on the top floor of a downtown club. The manager took one look at me and then called a different manager of another club to tell him "I have a beautiful girl for you that will be dancing in no time."
Knowing your strengths and then leading with them will help you fortify all of the other components of the process by understanding which competencies to shore up by teaming up with other behavioral types' techniques. For many of the behavioral types that you might see in the business world, I describe Greek Goddesses as metaphorical female business archetypes.
We have spent years being indoctrinated into believing that fitting into a male mold is the path to success, and have therefore learned how to fit in. Research suggests that finding your unique voice and authentic self is the best path to success. Finding your true self, however, is not as easy as it seems.