Low Self-Esteem: 5 Bad Habits That Sabotage Your Success
Going to work can be a chore, but we do it anyway. We do it for money, personal and professional growth, power, camaraderie, and more.
For those people with low self-esteem, we become akin to mice at work. We do a lot, but stay under the radar for one reason or another. Instead of touting our greatness, we’re okay being marginalized.
How does this happen? Mainly because your boss and coworkers start to take you for granted. They don’t fully acknowledge your contributions and neither do you.
Do you do these five things at work?
7 Toxic Things You Should Never Say To Your Boss
Or, 7 reasons why you should start searching for another job.
I get it. Work is tough. Work is exhausting. Work can even be grueling. Work is well… work.
If you happen to be one of the lucky ones who truly loves your job and can’t wait to start the day, kudos to you. I’m jealous.
However, an informal survey taken over my 20 years of working says you’re in the minority. If you, like me, feel otherwise about your job, it may not be something you pop out of bed for in the morning.
Despite the lackluster feelings you might have for your job, try to keep your opinions contained. If you feel the need to vent (I know I do), try talking to your significant other, friends, former co-workers, or even a therapist. You can feel secure knowing they have your best interests at heart. In a nutshell, you can trust these folks.
As you’re figuring out whom you can turn to for support, here are seven things you should never ever – under any circumstances – say to your boss.