10 Ways You Unknowingly Sabo Yourself At Work

Stop these to get ahead.

Ever wondered why you can’t get ahead at work no matter how hard you try? The sabo kia in your career might not be your colleagues, but yourself.

While nobody likes to brag about their achievements, women in particular always tend to downplay their abilities even when they are outstanding in their fields. Women also fear failure more: Sheryl Sandberg identified the fear of failure as a major obstacle for women in her book, Lean In, and that many women suffer from “imposter syndrome,” perpetually feeling like they don’t deserve the success they’ve achieved.

Here are some ways women self-sabotage at work and how they can overcome it for career success.

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Text: Natalya Molok / The Singapore Women’s Weekly / December 2017
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