Miley Cyrus scandalized the 2013 VMA's, but there's a bigger issue. When the most powerful women in the U.S. are continually objectified, what messages do women receive? That appearance matters more than results, and that regardless of what we accomplish, we will always be judged more harshly than men.
Since women are still running to catch up to men in terms of pay and opportunity, one thing is for sure – shooting yourself in the foot along the way certainly won’t help you win the race. Women often limit, even sabotage, themselves at work without even knowing it. Here are three ways to jump start your career, and at the same time, avoid some common mistakes women make.