Why you should be yourself at work

This resource is recommended reading relating to the Leading to Change Community Event: Bringing your authentic self to work

Author: Bev Attfield. Published as a blog in Jostle. Duration: 5′


While being your true self at work might seem daunting, the benefits are clear. Being yourself at work creates a more authentic workplace for you and your team. And employers should support that. There’s an adage that goes something like “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Whether this was uttered by Oscar Wilde or not is debatable. Regardless of who said it, the idea is a good one. And more than ever, it’s an idea that’s relevant to workplaces everywhere: we need more people who aren’t afraid to be themselves.Read more

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