How to Build Relationships

The final post in our series on relationships is on how to build relationships. If you’ve missed any of the previous posts, it’s worth checking them out first: The Importance of Relationships at Work 7 Types of Work Relationships 5 Stages of Relationships Stages of Relationships Model 7 Qualities of Meaningful Relationships Unfortunately, there’s no… Read more


7 Qualities of Meaningful Relationships

In order to learn how to build relationships, it’s important to understand what makes for a meaningful relationship. That’s the topic of this next post in our relationship series (see also: The Importance of Relationships, 7 Types of Work Relationships and the 5 Stages of Relationships). A meaningful relationship is characterized as a relationship that… Read more


Stages of Relationships Model

Yesterday we talked about the 5 stages of relationships. To help you better understand the stages, here’s a diagram of the stages along with the key characteristics of each (click on the image to make it larger)… Read more


5 Stages of Relationships

The next topic in our current series on relationships is the five stages of relationships (previous topics include the importance of relationships at work and 7 types of work relationships). The stages of relationships (based on George Levinger’s model) help us understand how we can move from type of work relationship to another. If you… Read more


7 Types of Work Relationships

types of work relationships

Now that we’ve covered the importance of relationships at work, let’s talk about the types of work relationships that exist. Understanding the different types can help you determine the role your existing relationships play, and which ones you may be lacking. First and foremost, not all work relationships are created equal–some will help propel your… Read more