Don’t try to change your personality
Millions of people are wasting huge amounts of time trying to change their personality to please their boss or their girlfriend or boyfriend.
Number one, you cannot change your personality. All you will accomplish is turning yourself into a phony. Secondly, and more important, you don’t have to change your personality. What you do have to change, if your personality clashes, is your boss or your career or your girlfriend or boyfriend.
— Advertisement of John T. Reed’s 2nd Edition of Succeeding