No, that title isn’t a snippet from a Beastie Boys revival.
It’s paraphrasing the CEO of Microsoft.
“It’s not really about asking for a raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will give you the right raise… That, I think, might be one of the additional superpowers that, quite frankly, women who don’t ask for a raise have. Because that’s good karma. It’ll come back because somebody’s going to know that’s the kind of person that I want to trust.
Don’t worry about the money honey, ’cause karma’s gonna take care of ya.
If there’s a feminist Piketty out there, this is your moment.
My prediction: A sincere head bow, apology, and the hiring of some consultants and that should be it. I’ll leave it to the reader to imagine his future if he were a different type – a type for whom something other than “karma” would have been the guiding force that came to mind…