Relationships

Showing Search Results For: Relationships

How to Work With (and For) Difficult People

Let’s be honest: The workplace is full of difficult people! Whether you find yourself working with difficult clients, bosses, or co-workers, this session will offer specific strategies to help you rise above the frustration and get things done, without losing your cool.

read more

How to Build a Powerful Professional Network

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “How to Build a Powerful Professional Network.” February is the month of love! While most people think love doesn’t have a lot to do with business, I disagree. In fact, business is all about people and relationships. Sure, love isn’t...

read more

Should You Have Friends at Work?

I’ve long believed that friendships and work don’t necessarily mix. However, in the past few years I’ve refined my stance on the topic a bit. The Argument Against Friends at Work First, a little background: I’ve seen many situations where friendships in the workplace create sticky, complicated,...

read more

Career Success A to Z: R is for Relationships

This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. It’s been said that no man (or woman) is an island. This is especially true in the workplace. Business is about people. Anyone in any position in the workforce has to interact with people...

read more

Are You TOO Nice at Work?

You’re a nice person, I know. And nice is good! That old saying that “nice guys finish last” is a myth. Niceness, by and large, is an asset to building relationships—both personal and professional. However, there is a point of diminishing returns, especially in the workplace. Being TOO nice is a...

read more

How to Handle a Workplace Bully

The workplace, sadly, can feel a lot like high school at times. And if you think bullies only exist in the school yard, you're sorely mistaken. The workplace bully has gotten a lot of press recently. In my most recent interview on Fox 31 Denver's Good Day Colorado, I address this topic and provide...

read more

5 Questions to Ask Before Recommending Someone for a Job

Your “stamp of approval” is precious. When you recommend someone for a job—whether a friend, family member, colleague or anyone else—your professional reputation is on the line. Your contacts trust you and you’re essentially asking them to transfer that trust to another person. If that person...

read more

How to Quit Without Burning Bridges

Ready to quit your job? Don't make any sudden moves! Your number one concern should be protecting the professional relationships you've been building with your colleagues. These people may be valuable professional contacts and references for you in the future...but only if you make the transition...

read more

Strategies for Expanding Your Professional Network

We’ve all heard it a million times: “It’s not WHAT you know; it’s WHO you know.” While I don’t believe this entirely (to me, it’s both what you know and who you know), I definitely agree that having a strong professional network is a critically important part of creating career success....

read more

How to Start a Mentorship Relationship Today

In my work as a career coach, I find there are several helpful resources that very few people take advantage of. Mentorship definitely falls on this list. It’s really a shame. Having a mentor can elevate your professional capabilities exponentially. And—added bonus—mentors are amazing people. When...

read more