The line between ‘personal’ and ‘professional’ has been blurring quite a bit in recent years. LinkedIn was once the only format where you could connect with colleagues. The personal branding of today is far beyond LinkedIn. More and more people profile and connect with business contacts via Instagram and Facebook. You only share your shining successes there, or also your worse moments with our colleagues?
Sharing is caring
Sharing is caring, at least that’s what we say, but is it really? Do you only share your selfie when you have a good hair day, or also when you’re standing in the rain and just watched your train pass by? We prefer to share good over bad. Especially at the office. We mainly ask out of politeness what the weekend was like and whether you did something fun last night. But really curious about the answer… Most people aren’t. In the end, most employees come to the office to work.
A problem shared is a problem halved
When you think about it, it’s actually quite strange. After all, if you work full-time, you spend most of your time at the office. Most of us see our colleagues more often than our families. Perhaps you know some colleagues even better than some of your family. So why keep the worse moments to ourselves? Slept badly, or having a row with your loved one? Chances are that your colleagues will notice your absentmindedness. If you add subtitles, they may not only notice but also understand. After all, a problem shared is a problem halved.
No fear for fuck-ups
At True Legends we invite our people to share. The successes, and the fuck-ups. We are curious about the people behind the job. We are curious about what someone dreams of, and what keeps them awake at night. We are willing to listen to each other, encourage each other, and support each other where necessary. Problems? No problem! Want to know more about our way of working? Then attend one of our workshops.