I overheard a conversation between two women, one of whom asked, “How can I deal with the stigma of being hated if I want to be successful at work?”  Sigh…that question stings every time I hear it. 

There is quite a bit of research that details the challenges many women face when balancing likability and success.  In this week’s video I share some of the strategies that will help you build your office followers.  Spoiler alert: You can boost your likability without being a phony.


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The corporate world needs that unique gift that only you bring.  So go out into the world, act with conviction, be courageous and live joyfully every single day.



Adwoa Dadzie is a Vice President of Human Resources at a Fortune 50 company and Millennial Corporate Career Expert. The views expressed in this post are Adwoa’s and do not reflect the views of her employer. Follow her on Twitter @adwoadadzie3, Instagram @adwoadadzie, Periscope @adwoadadzie3, or visit her at adwoadadzie.com.