I think my colleague totally undermined me for my age at work (she's 20+ years younger)
September 15,2020 at 8:37PM UTC (Edited)
My new, much younger coworker recently undermined me at work while we were working on a presentation together — and I'm really upset and frustrated! Our boss assigned us each a section of the presentation, then told us we'd re-discuss after we completed it. I worked hard on my section and left it for the night before the meeting. Before the meeting the next day, I realized my coworker had totally adjusted my slides and re-vamped my work with new charts and graphics. It was too late to change anything, and I fumbled my way through the meeting with her and my boss. She said she updated my "outdated slides" with her new graphics and my boss liked them a lot.
I felt very caught off-guard and this felt like it had to do with my age — as if I wasn't in tune with new charts and graphics. Maybe I'm just being sensitive. I'd love to hear thoughts on this, especially how to move forward and discuss the situation with her. Thank you!
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