It's strange to believe that employees who have a likeable personality could get away with more than those who don't. But if you think about it - it's totally plausible.
By swapping 'likeable' with 'good' person makes this much easier to digest. Surely a good person deserves to be treated good, right?
There are some brilliant thoughts in this article that help us think twice about our every-day attitude and how we present ourselves.
Despite where we are in the food chain, I mean, organisation structure, these little habits can make life a lot harder than it needs to be.
For example, while you may feel empowered to apply for an internal Manager's role, your personality could go against you in winning over your colleagues, and even the interviewer.
In contrast, being a warm, approachable and generally friendly person can help you out where you didn't even realise.
Likability is so powerful that it can completely alter your performance. A University of Massachusetts study found that managers were willing to accept an argument with no supporting evidence if he or she was likable, and Jack Zenger found that just 1 in 2000 unlikable leaders are considered effective.