I’ve seen this way too many times in the workplace. The best workers assume that their work will be recognized, but consistently fail to showcase it. The worst ones, meanwhile, showcase minor accomplishments as major achievements - and get rewarded for it.
Interestingly, I’ve also found that in most cases, the former group has way more girls in it than the latter…
People, when you work hard, don’t forget to show that you work hard!
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