Stop Smiling At Work ASAP: Cheerful Women Are Considered Less 'Professional' | Soup for thought |


The secret to a successful woman may be a proud but serious demeanor.

New research from Germany's Technische Universitat Munchen suggested that cheerful women are seen as less willing to assume a leadership role than their male counterparts.

Women seeking higher positions in a company are expected to demonstrate excellent negotiation skills, networking capabilities and the ability to develop a strategic career ladder. However, economic researchers found that these attributes aren't always enough.