Individuals, especially women, continue to experience imposter syndrome, which can be described as self-doubt, anxiety, and a lack of confidence in situations where achievement and recognition are involved. More digging into what part current working environments play in creating a climate where a strong sense of self - regardless of gender, origins, or socio-economic factors - is celebrated and encouraged is needed.
We all know friends, colleagues, and even strangers who constantly need our support and encouragement. We help them along and respond to their needs for assistance. It's the right thing to do. Or is it? There comes a time when it's wise to ask yourself if you are genuinely helping someone or contributing to a negative pattern, which may include manipulating you into doing their work.
When you’re at a crossroads in business or your personal life, it’s easy to veer off in a direction you may later regret. We always have a choice between taking the path of principles over the shortcuts and inevitable dead ends of ego and making a quick buck at the expense of others. So which way do you take? Here’s a short guide to doing the right thing.