You Do Not Have To Pretend To Like Everybody

Adrian S. Potter
2 min readMar 28, 2022

There’s no reason to pretend you are tight with people you cannot stand.

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I mentor someone who recently lamented the aura of fakeness that people feel obligated to show socially and professionally. We talked about this extensively, as we both, unfortunately, had numerous examples of this self-sabotaging behavior.

Adrian S. Potter

Antisocial Extrovert · Writer and Poet, Engineer, Consultant, Public Speaker · Writing about self-improvement, gratitude, and creativity ·