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Develop the Power Skill of Building Effective Relationships

Building relationships – with peers, mentors, colleagues, managers, industry leaders, friends – is a key power skill for you to develop and hone both personally and professionally. Why is this skill so important? Having strong relationships at work is how you get access to opportunities and resources, mentors and sponsors, and helps you navigate organizational politics. […]


How to Set Goals at Work That Lead to Higher Performance

One of the best ways to achieve any goal that you might set is to utilize your strengths. The same is true in the workplace. In this article from Gallup, get tactical strategies for writing and implementing strength-based performance goals. Whether you are a manager or an employee, figuring out how to maximize what you […]


The Connection Crisis: Craving Friends at Work and How to Bring Back Belonging

Do you have friends at work? For many employees, the pandemic and remote work have made relationship-building with colleagues more challenging than before. Check out this article from Forbes about how to cultivate friendships at work and the positive benefits that result from these relationships.


Relational Power is the New Currency of Hybrid Work 

Relational needs at work typically begin with the manager-employee relationship. In this June 2022 article from the MIT Sloan Management Review, the authors’ research “revealed that to be successful in the new world of work, managers cannot depend only on hierarchical position as the basis for providing leadership. They must also recognize the role of […]


Why Power Skills Are the New Soft Skills

As the world of work has changed post-pandemic with hybrid and remote work environments, the skills employees and managers need to be successful and effective have also changed. In this article from Udemy, learn more about the term “Power Skills” and how employees can develop them. We also recommend downloading Udemy’s 2022 Workplace Learning Trends […]


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