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PITTSBURGH, Jan. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a flood of recommendation out there for ladies who wish to advance within their careers going into 2015, however, many discover the information out there is way too pandering or generic. Susan P. McGalla, the founder of P3 Executive Consulting, LLC, is an expert consultant to clients on branding, marketing, talent management, operational efficiencies plus more. She's talked about her views on the way to get ahead as a woman in business to numerous audiences, like the As well as Girl's Foundation of Pittsburgh and also at the Carnegie Mellon University Speaker Series for CEOs, currently sherrrd like to express her story.

"Most women I speak with are seeking a realistic perspective which includes practical application," says McGalla. "The buzzwords and party lines have become hollow to girls that don't wish to be targeted as women, but because professionals."

"The evolution which includes occurred is extremely encouraging," McGalla adds.

Susan McGalla spent my youth in the household with two older brothers along with a football coach father who did not cut her any slack simply because she was a girl. "I was mentioned by parents who encouraged me to be effective hard and present my plans with certainty regardless of audience," says McGalla. Her gender and-- maybe more importantly-- other's genders were considered neither helpful nor hindering.

"As an effect, I have for ages been equally comfortable with people and excelled when controlling both," McGalla explains. This confidence was instrumental to her success. McGalla received her BA from Mount Union College before beginning her career with the Joseph Horne Company. In 1994 she found her foothold doing work for American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.

"When I joined American Eagle, it had been a predominantly male company without any women around the board or in executive positions. For their credit, through efforts and success, I excelled there with a career that was an event a person," McGalla says. "My ascension there is in charge of a real culture change where men and women alike constructed the thing that was one of the most successful, aspirational corporate cultures inside the timeframe of 2000 to 2010." McGalla held various management positions with American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., eventually rising to get obama and chief merchandising officer of yank Eagle Outfitters, Inc., responsible for the P&L, revenues of $3B, four brands with an e-commerce site.

Since that time Susan McGalla has taken the reins of her career, being a consultant for that top individuals finance after they require an insider's perspective on the arena of retail. Having autonomy over her career can be a luxury afforded by numerous years of work, flexibility, and pursuing something she was passionate about. McGalla says her gender never really factored into her career goals.

"My angle on this inside my career was not to 'break the glass ceiling,'" McGalla explains. "To make the point, I never carried a chip in my shoulder of the items I ought to qualify like a woman or what prejudices existed."

Susan McGalla hopes more women take this same approach and attitude because of their careers entering 2015.

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