There is a fine line when it comes to how much openness to colleagues is right. Nobody wants to appear unappealing and cold, because he doesn’t reveal any personal details at all.
Each of us has experienced one or the other, and the stories we can tell about us make us human. This is exactly what opens doors when dealing with colleagues and lays the foundation for a solid basis of trust and a pleasant working environment.
However, there are also some traps lurking. There are critical issues and private things that you better keep to yourself at work. Because as it is, once said, you can assume that you will never get it out of your colleagues’ heads.
Career expert Travis Bradberry collected the No-Gos in a guest post for the job network “LinkedIn”. We summarize his most important recommendations:
Smart people never reveal that about themselves at work
This article was published by NewsABC.net in 2018. It has now been checked and updated again.