Tips for Connecting with Coworkers - dummies

Tips for Connecting with Coworkers

By S. Renee Smith, Vivian Harte

Part of Self-Esteem For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Because you spend much of your day with your coworkers, getting to know them and getting along with them are essential. Here are tips for forming stronger workplace relationships:

  • Follow the golden rule. Make others feel the way you want to feel when you interact with them.

  • Strive to understand your coworkers. Seek to be aware of what they need and want and meet them where they are.

  • Understand that you and your coworkers desire to be respected and appreciated.

  • Trust that you will be rewarded for your efforts to understand and help your coworkers.