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Stop trying to please everyone

The pressure to be liked at work can be frustrating and overwhelming, writes Katie Jansen, vice president of corporate marketing at AppLovin. But ultimately, trying to make everyone like you can make you less effective at your job. Here’s what you gain when you let go of being liked in the workplace.
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Don't be the "remind me" person

When you agree to complete a project of any size, never drop the old "Remind me if I forget" bomb on the person who requested it. When you do, you create an obligation for them to have to deal with, and you set up a situation where they have to play the thankless role of the pest at some point. Agreeing to a task carries with it the responsibility of finishing it without having to be needled about it.

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