When you’re feeling doubtful about your skills and worthiness, don’t give in to the temptation to run and hide. Instead, take the age-old advice and “fake it ‘till you make it.” While it’s great to be honest about how you’re feeling, you don’t want to start a new job by letting everyone know you’re feeling unworthy.
Whether the result of social change, personal doubt, automation or other factors it’s clear that we have to recognize and address loneliness in the workplace. Next week, in the second part of this blog post, we’ll look at this in more detail and provide a range of possible solutions worthy of consideration for your business.
They’re announced sporadically, and individually, so you don’t always pay that much attention, unless you’re an employee, supplier, customer or investor, or have some other special reason to care. But on any given day of any given year dozens of prominent companies are in the throes of reorganizations of one sort or another. Most of these efforts will produce underwhelming results.