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Use Other People’s Biases Against You to Your Advantage

How to help others see you the way you want to be seen

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NNot too long ago, I was setting up slides in my classroom to teach a new MBA course when a student mistook me for the IT support specialist who was ostensibly setting up for the professor. Classic stereotyping: Asian woman equals tech support, not professor.

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Laura Huang

Laura Huang

Professor, Harvard Business School. Author, EDGE: Turning Adversity into Advantage (Jan 2020). Researcher, #inequality, #disadvantage, #bias, #entrepreneurship