Recent Press

Having successfully climbed the corporate ladder, built a distinguished career in finance spanning over three decades, and learned the secrets of the Unspoken Code, here are some of Marja’s recent highlights in the press:

7 Unspoken Codes of the Male-dominated Business World

You have serious career goals that involve a steep upward trajectory. You’ve obtained a good footing in your career, and there’s fire in your belly. So where do you go from here? How do you attain that top executive position you covet?

The Unspoken Code: An Interview with Marja Norris

Of course, there’s a larger issue beyond Uber’s “bro culture” and its ethically challenged co-founder and now ex-CEO. Silicon Valley has long struggled with embracing diversity. Against this backdrop, I recently sat down with Marja Norris, CEO of the eponymous company dedicated to helping women achieve their career goals with style and confidence. We spoke about her new book, The Unspoken Code: A Businesswoman’s No-Nonsense Guide to Making It in the Corporate World. The following is an excerpt from our conversation.

How Women Can Crack the Code of the Male-Oriented Corporate World

Corporate America is still a man’s world. Women enter it not knowing the unwritten rules and expectations that their male co-workers play by. Until women become aware of these unspoken norms, they can unknowingly destroy any potential advancement and doom their careers.

Unspoken Codes Of The Male-Dominated Business World

When you’re ready for the next challenge, but leads and promotions aren’t as abundant as with your male counterparts, what can you do to improve your prospect and secure your next foothold?

5 Power Tips for Women in the Workplace

Do you ever feel powerless in a business meeting simply because you’re a woman? You walk in with confidence, but then you’re not taken seriously by your male colleagues or are shut down by opposing comments or interruptions. You want to scream with frustration! I’ve felt that way, too.

Marja Norris – The Unspoken Code: A Businesswoman’s No-Nonsense Guide to Making It in the Corporate World

Yes, women have made huge inroads in their struggle for equality, but in today’s corporate world women remain the underclass. They continue to take home less pay and are given less opportunities for promotion even though they represent 59 percent of the college-educated entry-level workforce.

Your Glass Is Leaking and Overflowing At The Same Time

A man can have the same career demands as a woman, but when a woman gets home, she starts her second career. As soon as she sets foot in the doorway, she transitions into the multiple roles of cook, housekeeper, shopper, and default parent, among many others.

5 Power Tips for Women in the Workplace

Do you ever feel powerless in a business meeting simply because you’re a woman? You walk in with confidence, but then you’re not taken seriously by your male colleagues or are shut down by opposing comments or interruptions. You want to scream with frustration! I’ve felt that way, too.

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