For a recent piece in Entrepreneur, VP of Corporate Marketing Katie Jansen discussed some reasons we should all let go of wanting to be liked in the office.

“You don’t need to be unnecessarily mean or harsh to get results — that’s often just as counter-productive as trying to be likeable.” she said, “But if you let go of the idea that everyone at work (and life, really) will like you, you’ll find it has a positive impact on your work and the results you can drive.”

Read the 3 ways that not worrying about being nice will help our careers.