What do you do when internal politicking and gaslighting start to suffocate you? What do you do to be in a positive mindset?

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Ugh I feel you. I hate fake nice people and their fake suck up attitude but ultimately think gunners who gun and internal politick and fake their way while stabbing others in the back are the ones that succeed and get rewarded in biglaw

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Lateraling helps if the environment is toxic. Not all groups are backstabby, and there is very little you can do to change the culture of a toxic group.

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