Work Relationships Matter: Attracting What You Want

Most of us are concerned about the world around us. We are aware of the people we work with and the things we do. But may not focus on what we really want. We are born, go to school, get a job possibly get married and have children. It is as if a script has been...

Work Relationships Matter: Addressing Difficult People

I found this article, “Characteristics of Difficult People”, very interesting. Participants in a seminar in New Brighten, Minnesota identified the following characteristics of difficult people in churches, parishes, and synagogues. No matter the religious practice...

Work Relationships Matter: Empathic Communication

I’m going to go out on a limb and say that most people feel they are good communicators. Those who have attended communication workshops may have been taught the 7 Cs of communication, which are clear, correct, complete, concrete, concise, considerate, and...

Work Relationships Matter: Making Meetings Work

The purpose of meetings is to convey information to an individual and/or to a group. Some meetings are more effective than others. Productive meetings should add value to each person present and the organization. If individuals have not contributed or aren’t more...