Can You Be Yourself at Work?

Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”
– Dr. Seuss 

How well do you know the people you work with every day? How well do they know you? It’s not uncommon for people to maintain a work persona that bears little resemblance to their life outside the office. Whether it’s to preserve a little privacy or to establish professional workplace decorum, people often check a significant portion of their personality at the door.

Check out this article by author and CEO of The Energy Project, Tony Schwartz, from the Harvard Business Review Blog Network to gain some insight into what can happen when you create a safe forum for your team to open up and express themselves from time to time.   

What If You Could Truly Be Yourself at Work?

Would you feel comfortable sharing more about yourself with your coworkers? Let us know in the comments section below.



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