14 Ways To Build Positive, Friendly Relationships With Your Colleagues

Whether you work in an office or on a remote team, it’s important to nurture bonds with your peers and other colleagues. Befriending your co-workers can not only make you feel more connected to your job, but it can also increase your success on the job.

While it’s easy for some people to build workplace relationships, it doesn’t come as naturally to others. Click to gain insights and read tips from 14 Forbes Coaches Council Members who share their best advice for building positive workplace relationships.

Our CEO Lisa Christen‘s tip was featured:

Share One Extra Sentence About Yourself

You’re busy, stressed out and the pile of work seems never-ending. Now you have to build relationships on top of that? Make it easy: add one extra sentence about yourself during a regular conversation. When someone asks how you are, say “Great. I had a fantastic run this morning and beat my usual time.” That one sentence opens up a personal side, making you human and inviting a quick connection.

Lisa Christen, CEO, Christen Coaching & Consulting

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