There are also other ways to escape your toxic boss without having to leave your company.
Try to look into other positions in the company that are within your interests, meet with colleagues and managers in other departments, and think about where your skills might translate.
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Before confronting or escalating this issue with management, do your homework first. Have a clear game plan for what you want to achieve from that conversation.
Be specific with the resources and support you need in order to execute your job and explain to your boss how this will benefit them and the organization.
It's critical to have a strong support system by your side whenever we're dealing with emotionally challenging situations.
surround yourself with friends and people who support you and encourage you, these can be family, friends, work colleagues, or even therapists.
Make sure that you're actually being gaslit by your boss and they're not just being jerks. Many gaslighters lie and deny things that they said - even in writing.
They project their own faults and flaws onto other people and often would insinuate that you are the incompetent one.
As much as possible it's best if you lessen your interaction with your gaslighting boss but during conversations try to have witnesses around and use emails or other written documentation to recap conversations and agreements.
Having a real-time record of your interactions will make it harder for your boss to question your sanity and backpedal on agreements. Moreover, seek out mentors and actively look to build networks and build relationships with different leaders.
Gaslighting is a covert type of behavior that is adept at undermining other people's self-esteem, confidence, and sense of reality.
Its toxicity flies under the radar due to its being subtle and sneaky in nature.
Many young professionals and MBA students desire to become a CEO. What stands out is the mindset to want to lead.
Many aspirants want to have an impact. They desire to make a real and tangible difference in the world. They see business as a vehicle for impact, and the role of a CEO as a destination for creating change.
In order to advocate for yourself you must seek in you your strengths, the things that vitalize you among those that drain you, and knowing which environment empowers you and enables you to do your best work.
Other people won't advocate for you and they most certainly won't speak up in your absence.
People with strange names may feel they are at a disadvantage when their colleagues keep on using the wrong name.
Getting a name wrong may be unintentional, but it doesn't make it less irresponsible and unprofessional. However, there are some strategies you can employ.
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