Relationship Building

News and Articles About Relationship Building

How to Say 'No' the Right Way and, Yes, There Is a Right Way
Communication Strategies

How to Say 'No' the Right Way and, Yes, There Is a Right Way

Putting off your refusal or rejection too long may result in resentment or rage, on your part and your listener's.
Michael Mamas
5 Ways to Give Thanks and Give Back at Work
Relationship Building

5 Ways to Give Thanks and Give Back at Work

Start a new tradition of 'career letters,' to express gratitude for what's good your work life.
Donna Morris
7 Etiquette Tips for Sending Holiday Cards to Business Associates
Relationship Building

7 Etiquette Tips for Sending Holiday Cards to Business Associates

Sending holiday cards to clients and business associates is an important recognition of the relationship but there is a lot you can get wrong.
Jacqueline Whitmore
An 11-Year-Old Boy's 5 Tips for Entrepreneurial Parents
Work-Life Balance

An 11-Year-Old Boy's 5 Tips for Entrepreneurial Parents

Your kids can deal with you being busy but not with being excluded.
Zeynep Ilgaz
Mary Barra Has Time to Respond. So Should You.
Networking

Mary Barra Has Time to Respond. So Should You.

Email, like any social tool, is an opportunity to build relationships, and more importantly, build up people.
There Is Nothing Virtual About Building Relationships on Social Media
Marketing

There Is Nothing Virtual About Building Relationships on Social Media

Social media is such an astounding innovation that we forget people still connect with people, not with personas.
Dixie Gillaspie
The Real Meaning of 18 Polite Terms Related to Sucking Up
Networking

The Real Meaning of 18 Polite Terms Related to Sucking Up

Eskimos have dozens of words to describe snow. Business people have an equally vast vocabulary of euphemisms for meeting strangers in hopes of making some money.
Josh Mait
The 6 Worst Opening Moves for Starting a Business Relationship
Relationship Building

The 6 Worst Opening Moves for Starting a Business Relationship

Don't expect a budding friendship if you're more interested in your phone than the person you're presumably getting to know.
Jacqueline Whitmore
How to Give Constructive Feedback to a Toxic Boss
Strategy

How to Give Constructive Feedback to a Toxic Boss

It's a delicate dance where strategy is everything.
Mike Gellman
4 Ways to Turn Your Freelancers Into Brand Ambassadors
Freelancers

4 Ways to Turn Your Freelancers Into Brand Ambassadors

Put in the effort to make them feel like "part of the family."
Rob Biederman
5 Ways to Grow Your Startup by Focusing on Mindshare
Ready To Launch

5 Ways to Grow Your Startup by Focusing on Mindshare

Cultivating relationships with a few key influencers is a faster route to success than competing for mass market attention.
John Ruhlin
Despite Obstacles, Tough Mudder Looks to Win Over Corporate America
Company Culture

Despite Obstacles, Tough Mudder Looks to Win Over Corporate America

The obstacle course business is highlighting its corporate package offerings and bulking up its strategy to increase its presence in the team-building market.
Laura Entis
4 Steps for Building a Partnership With Somebody You Don't Like
Leadership

4 Steps for Building a Partnership With Somebody You Don't Like

Dysfunctional relationship drain energy and stifle opportunity. We can't afford not to all get along.
Gershon Mader
4 Can't-Fail Ways to Grow Your Professional Network
Networking

4 Can't-Fail Ways to Grow Your Professional Network

All you need to build successful business relationships is sincerity and follow-up. You can do that.
Jacqueline Whitmore