What is a “Compromise Trap”?

What do you call it when you have to find middle ground between your internal compass or set of values and demands of a workplace, academic environment, or an entrepreneurial venture—how about a “compromise trap”? The term describes a pretty familiar scenario for many at some point in their careers–and it is the title of Elizabeth Doty’s new book.

Meet Elizabeth Doty

Elizabeth DotyWith credentials from Berkeley and an MBA from Harvard, Doty approaches this issue with over 3 decades of experience with large organizations including serving as a management consultant to companies such as Intuit and Hewlitt-Packard.

Elizabeth led a lively discussion during an event organized by Net Impact San Fransisco on May 24, 2011. I caught up with her afterwards to see if she could explain the concept of a “compromise trap” and what she learned through research & writing her book.So here it is—a peek into The Compromise Trap in author Elizabeth Doty’s own words….

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