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Can you be 'too nice' at work?

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Is there such a thing as being “too nice” at work? Tessa West says absolutely. She’s a professor of psychology at New York University who says being overly positive is akin to being “accidental jerky.” Host Deepa Fernandes spoke with her last September.

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