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It's Time to Be the REAL You at Work

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This week’s Friday Resource was originally published by The Washington Post and explores the benefits of being the “real” you at work.

In the article, Bucklan explains the benefits of ditching the “work persona” many people work years to cultivate. She asserts that although people take on this professional persona to enhance their careers, in the long run it damages it more than it helps.

“When you feel comfortable in your own skin, you make stronger choices — choices your “professional” self might be afraid to make.”

Bucklan explains six easy steps you can take to unleash the real work you. A few of these tips include speaking your mind, staying clear of the water cooler gossip and making yourself vulnerable. Work can be difficult enough when being your true authentic self – don’t make it harder by putting up a façade.

Be you. Be fierce.

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