Weekly Roundup #2

Welcome to the Cultivate@Work Weekly Roundup. Each week we’ll scour the Internet for stories and ideas of how people cultivate winning relationships at work and share them in this blog. It’s perfect for anyone interested in applying the ideas and techniques from Cultivate. The Power of Winning Relationships by SkyeTeam CEO Morag Barrett.

In this week’s roundup we look at empathy and trust, and how to increase these qualities in your team. We also take a look at workplace culture and what are some ways to combat the toxic workplace.



  • There is a research-based assessment that can predict the effectiveness and potential of a team based on the strength of the team’s group intelligence. It evaluates the quality of the team dynamic and effectiveness of the team, including its interactions. In other words, it measures the quality of the their relationships.


  • Finally, learn how to help your team provide better peer feedback and be more accountable for their actions from this surprising source: recovering substance abuse addicts.

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Filipina Pate is a recovering startup founder, entrepreneur and writer with more than fifteen years of experience in creating, designing and marketing web-based products and services. She is known for her creative ideas and vision, the technical expertise to turn ideas into reality, and a belief in the power of technology to bring people together.