I Was Called Hostile, What Should I Do?

Your Corporate Black Girl

Dear Nikki, 

A supervisor has accused me of being hostile. She is in a different department, but she is mentoring my current supervisor. No one else feels that I am hostile. I am quite the opposite. Most say I am friendly. How should I deal with this situation? I have only been with the company for a month.

Entry-Level

Dallas, Texas

Nikki: 

You never really know how management will perceive you. All you can do is be the best you that you can be! If your supervisor is a person with any kind of integrity, they will stand up for your character to anyone that opposes them, as long as your behavior is worth defending. 

Keep your head down and keep pushing! Not everyone is going to like you... and that's okay! Let your work speak for itself.

Nikki Davis


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Wife, new mom, member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. with 11 years industry experience, 6 years of management experience. Manager a team of men in a male dominant industry, while being the only woman on the team. DIY fashion blogger, a self taught seamstress. Owner/Creator of a monthly subscription service, SewConscious.com

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