Shame at work happens when we compare ourselves to an undefined or unreachable standard.
Instead of helping us to strive and improve, when it becomes unhelpful, shame can make us feel a constant sense of failure to achieve those standards. It can make us over-react, over-compensate and be generally tough to be around at work!
The first step to overcoming it, is to learn to recognise it. Here’s 27 ways to do that!