Engaging in an intentional mentoring relationship at work – whether as a mentor or mentee – is a key skill to develop. We all need people to be successful as we navigate our personal and professional lives. So how do you show up for mentoring […]
“One of the most critical skills for the future of work and life will be the ability to build relationships and rapport—and to do this quickly and over distances. Our relationships with others are the lifeblood of our happiness and fulfillment.” Hear from Forbes’ Tracy […]
Explore all things relationship-building by Brene Brown, American professor, author, and podcast host. Dive into podcasts and articles about a variety of topics like boundary-setting and leaning into vulnerability to enhance human connection.
If you’re struggling with how to be fully connected in your life and feel joy and acknowledge beauty and also fight for the things that we need to fight for right now, check out one of our favorite podcast episodes, Accessing Joy and Finding […]
In this podcast conversation from Ten Percent Happier, American journalist Dan Harris and Marissa King, Professor of Organizational Psychology, talk about: how your social networks impact your mental health; how, when it comes to social networks, quality and structure are more important than quantity; […]
Did you know that having friends at work makes you up to 7x more engaged at work? In this MindTools article, you’ll learn why it’s important to have good working relationships, how to build and maintain them, and even find ways to work with […]
The lines between life and work have gotten blurred for many working professionals since the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’ve found yourself on the receiving end of work requests outside of your typical “office hours”, a demanding manager, or just general frustration with not having good […]
In this NPR interview and transcript with boundaries expert, counselor, and bestselling author Nedra Glover Tawwab, she encourages the practice of setting boundaries in both your personal and professional life. She provides practical tips and examples for identifying places where you need boundaries, and […]
In this LEARN with @LifeAfterWake webinar, Allison McWilliams (’95) shares tactical strategies for giving immediate, impactful, and effective feedback as both a manager and a colleague. She also provides tips for how to ask for feedback from others. Watch the webinar recording below!
Gallup provides helpful data insights on trends in the workplace, including this piece on feedback at work. In a recent survey, Gallup found that employees who receive more regular feedback are more engaged. Additionally, this article reveals that the most effective feedback is timely […]