When It Actually Pays Off to Be Vulnerable at Work

Being able to admit you don’t fully understand something takes guts, especially if you’re supposed to be in charge. You’re showing that you have a firm grasp of your own abilities and identity, and a willingness to grow. You also seem to trust that no one will be able to take advantage of you in this moment of vulnerability—because you’re strong as hell!

“The people who don’t have a lot of self-confidence, don’t often afford themselves the ability to be vulnerable. But the people who do have a lot of self-confidence, are actually willing to show more of themselves, right? They’re willing to be vulnerable because they’re not afraid that someone might come in and take advantage of that,” Bregman says.

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