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:

Written Guest Pieces

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.

5 Tips for College Grads in Their Job Search

You did it. You’ve graduated. Now you’re wondering how to set out on that rewarding, high-paying career you’ve dreamed about. It’s nerve-wracking passing over those easier-to-land seasonal jobs and holding out for the perfect job, especially as your savings dwindles.

How to Dress the Part and Win at Work

Whether it’s fair or not, you’d be surprised how much your appearance can play a role in how business associates view you. Showing up with wrinkled clothing and out-of-place hair can have an unwelcome effect on your career. This applies to both men and women, but let’s be honest: women are held to even stricter standards. In male-dominated industries, women must be even more cognizant of how they present themselves.

How to Dress the Part and Win at Work

Whether it’s fair or not, you’d be surprised how much your appearance can play a role in how business associates view you. Showing up with wrinkled clothing and out-of-place hair can have an unwelcome effect on your career. This applies to both men and women, but let’s be honest: women are held to even stricter standards. In male-dominated industries, women must be even more cognizant of how they present themselves. It is simple to cultivate a friendly, tailored and appropriate style for your workplace by following these tips

How to Dress the Part and Win at Work

Whether it’s fair or not, you’d be surprised how much your appearance can play a role in how business associates view you. Showing up with wrinkled clothing and out-of-place hair can have an unwelcome effect on your career. This applies to both men and women, but let’s be honest: women are held to even stricter standards. In male-dominated industries, women must be even more cognizant of how they present themselves.

Book Review: The Unspoken Code

What I appreciated most about reading Marja Norris’ book was her way of making her points with no hint of poor attitude. Early in the book Norris describes what she calls the unspoken code. “The code is about understanding the behaviors that differentiate power players from the rest of the pack.

9 Tips for Women Working in a Male-Dominated Business World

Every day we hear some statistic telling us what we already know: Women make up 59 percent of all post grad schools, and not enough is happening on the forefront to move more women into C-Suites. Several news agencies reported on the White House gender pay gap, which has said to have increased under Trump.

Conversations with Marja Norris

New Theory interviews Marja Norris, the best-selling author of the Unspoken Code.

In her latest book, The Unspoken Code, Marja Norris sheds an honest light on the realities and tacit rules of climbing the corporate ladder. She offers a roadmap to equip women at all stages of their career with the tools to ably navigate corporate workplace culture. Marja’s practical guidance focuses on how to project your best professional self through self-confidence, excellent communication skills, and the right wardrobe.

Marja Norris - Helping Women Achieve | Jeffrey Small - Watching the Market

Marja Norris – is the CEO and founder of MarjaNorris.com, a company dedicated to helping women achieve their career goals with style and confidence. With a distinguished career in finance, she has successfully navigated the male-dominated business world and is passionate about coaching women on how to be taken seriously, be heard, and get what they want at work.

Power Tips for Women in the Workplace with Marja Norris

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? Dr. Terri talks with career expert Marja Norris about how you, as a woman, can empower yourself in the workplace.

The Patricia Raskin Show

Marja draws on her three decades of experience in the corporate world to empower women to pursue their highest goals and blossom into everything they can be.

Marja Norris: Unspoken rules women need to know to rise in business

Efforts to help women gain a foothold into executive positions in Detroitare now underway. But to earn acceptance as competent business associates, they need to embrace their own strengths while also learning the unspoken rules enforced by their male colleagues.

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