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While the guest list is rigged, you still belong

A woman discusses her idea in a meeting with a male colleague.
A woman discusses her idea in a meeting with a male colleague.
Photo: Thomas Barwick/DigitalVision/Getty Images

So you want to be in the room where it happens. Maybe that room is your firm’s conference suite, where you envision yourself sitting at the head of the table as the lead on a major project. Or perhaps it’s an Olympic soccer field, a stage at Lincoln Center, or that retreat in the woods that only the top movers and shakers in your organization are invited to. …

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