CosmopolitanIf these girls look familiar, it's time to make a change.
By Maria Coder
1. The "Mami "
You remember your colleagues' birthdays, jump in when they're running behind, and even volunteer to fix their slip-ups. In fact, you're so busy helping others with their work that your own projects are languishing. "It's alright to help your co-workers, but it's not okay for you to become a caretaker," explains psychologist Mildred Borras, who counsels people on personal and career matters. "If you're helping someone, make sure to set boundaries. You don't want to make this a habit because, eventually, you'll make your co-workers dependent on you and set yourself up to feel angry, resentful and victimized." Instead, Dr. Borras says, collaborate with your peers on projects and keep your volunteerism in check.
2. The Drama Queen
Everything you do is Oscar worthy...including your latest paper cut. "Drama, when used effectively, can be a good thing," says Maria Hinojosa, an award-winning journalist Read More »from 4 Types of Women You Don't Want to Be at Work