Achieving success as a leader is a difficult enough thing to accomplish. So why would we jeopardize it once we achieve it? But research from Harvard University’s Alison Wood Brooks says we unwittingly do just that when we withhold or try to bury one thing about ourselves in particular–our failures.
Failing to share how we’ve failed (and talking up our accomplishments too much) triggers something decidedly not good in peers, what Brooks calls “malicious envy.”
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