More people today want to be genuine at work. They feel it is unhealthy to “put on an act” at work in order to fit in and be more promotable. Instead, they want to work at companies that celebrate individuality rather than at companies that force individuals to conform to a corporate stereotype. I once thought that I needed to maintain a certain distance from co-workers in order to be promoted. Experience has taught me otherwise. To read an article on this topic that I wrote for CustomerServiceCrossing.com, click here.