Is authenticity overrated?

Nowadays, the internet is flooded with articles about authenticity, and its value at the workplace.

There are over 500 million results for ‘being authentic at work’ in Google. And here I am questioning it because I don’t think it’s a viable option for most professions.

Let me explain it through an example…

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Designer. YouTuber. Sketchnote artist. Writer. I write about UX UI product design, self-development, solopreneurship, side projects.✨ linktr.ee/nikitisza

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Niki Tisza

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Designer. YouTuber. Sketchnote artist. Writer. I write about UX UI product design, self-development, solopreneurship, side projects.✨ linktr.ee/nikitisza

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