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The mafia mentality. You probably never thought to say someone has it, but now that you hear it, you could probably instantly name a few people who prescribe to it. You likely have coworkers with whom you feel uncomfortable sharing personal information, worrying they may use it against you. You likely have coworkers who seem like they always have something up their sleeve, and what you see is not what you get. You know how, with some people, you can feel they are being totally transparent and honest? Yeah, well, you know you have coworkers who aren’t like that and ultimately, you just don’t feel you can trust them. Interactions with them leave you feeling icky. These are probably your coworkers with mafia mentality. Here are the signs.


She does favors you don’t ask

She’ll do you a favor for which you didn’t ask. She really seems intent on having you thank her, and having you acknowledge what she’s done for you. Sometimes, you’ll even insist she not do the favor, but she charges on and does it anyways.

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