Recently, Petra Coach presented a webinar, “The Friendship Advantage: 7 Keys to Building Relationships that Transform Corporate Culture and Drive Productivity” with Mo Fathelbab.
If you’re a business leader, you need to see this.
You can find the full recording here.
To augment the recording, we noted takeaways and tips from the presentation. Click HERE to download the slides from today’s session.
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Gallup Research shows that if 4 out of 10 people had a friend at work, profitability would go up 14%
Instead of offering advice, do this:
By doing this, you enable the participant to make their own decisions vs. telling them what to do
This is what you do with your best friends when you’re not worried about judgement
“Vulnerability is the currency of intimacy. Without vulnerability relationships are superficial.”
Requires taking risks and stepping outside of your comfort zone
As a leader, you can pose questions that will allow someone to share something vulnerable:
Have difficult conversations kindly and respectfully. Build a safe environment and what it takes to have this safe conversation.
What should response of the Giver should have? Gain understanding.
What about the Receiver? Active listening, ownership, be open minded.
This impacts the team if everyone is a giver, it makes the team feel appreciated and feel stronger together.
Examples: Attention and care, acts of kindness, being available, flexibility, mentoring
This can also just create awareness of who is a giver and who is a taker.
In your company:
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