Cultivate@Work: Building professional relationships is a lot like dating!


By Morag Barrett on April 14, 2016

Posted by Morag Barrett | April 14, 2016Cultivate@Work: Building professional relationships is a lot like dating!Welcome to the Cultivate@Work Weekly Roundup. We scour the Internet for stories and ideas of how people cultivate winning relationships at work and share them in this weekly summary. It’s perfect for anyone interested in applying the ideas and techniques from Cultivate. The Power of Winning Relationships by SkyeTeam CEO Morag Barrett.Building relationships at work is a lot like dating. Think about what you look for in a significant other. Respect. Support. Loyalty. Honesty. Passion. Don’t you look for the same in your colleagues and employees?What makes social business comparable to dating? What useful advice can we take from our dating experience? Here are 11 tips that discuss how business communication relates to dating – what you can learn from the romantic world of social business.Your first lunch together. Those first email exchanges and text messages. Figuring out each others’ body language. Setting  expectations. Fearing you might disappoint. Yes, starting a new account with a new client is a lot like dating.  “Cultivating winning relationships happens one conversation at a time'” Morag Barrett #quoteClick To TweetThanks for reading! Join the Cultivate LinkedIn Group to read more articles, share your ideas, opinions, and questions on how to apply Cultivate to your life. We’re changing how work gets done, one conversation, and one relationship at a time.Related ArticlesTags »cultivate@workCultivating Winning Relationships Share
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