The C Word Episode 10 – The One Trick to Life- and Career-Advancing Relationships

The Mystery of Relationships

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to far, go together.” – African proverb

It can feel sometimes like we can get so much more done on our own, but is that really true? And even if it is, how much more fulfilling would it be to create relationships that are mutually rewarding and beneficial? And how do we build those relationships, both in our personal life and in our career?

Why Do They Matter?

When we take a look at our relationships, something that may be evident is their dynamic nature. Some are about helping or contributing to another’s life or career, and some go the other way where we are the one receiving support. Some may seem easy to navigate while others may be fraught or tense. And any one relationship will look different over its course. But as we continue to share the world with one another, it is critical that we master the art of relating. I share with you how to build relationships that work.

The One Trick to Life- and Career-Advancing Relationships

Micromanaging doesn’t work. The lone-wolf mindset doesn’t work. Avoiding depth in your work relationships doesn’t work. In the season finale of The C Word, you’ll learn the one thing that builds life- and career-advancing relationships.

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  • Episode intro… [0:00]
  • On the catalyst of creating effective relationship… [0:39]
  • On building trust … [1:04]
  • On the benefits… [1:41]
  • On working with Workplace Catalyst… [2:32]

Video Highlight:

“We build relationships by giving ourselves permission to be authentic and vulnerable, giving our colleagues permission to be authentic and vulnerable, and then we also thereby empower those around us – only trust can to that.”

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