The career advice a former Facebook exec would give her younger self — and anyone else

That’s what Debra Bednar-Clark, CEO and founder of career and leadership coaching firm DB+co. Former global head of strategy and growth at Facebook said she wishes she could have told her younger self. I looked to my colleagues and managers and those in senior leadership roles to understand how I should look and act so I could earn respect and fit in, but I learned that no ones are going to be better at being you than you, she told Business Insider about the early years of her career.

Key Takeaways:

  • I looked to my colleagues and managers and those in senior leadership roles to understand how I should look and act so I could earn respect and fit in.
  • They knew how to know who they are and I think that’s the advantage that allowed them to stand out.
  • Fundamentally knowing who you are, believing in yourself, and showing it to the world is the key to not only unlocking your greatest asset.

“You are your greatest asset.”

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