Work relationships are important, and Lisa Sugar’s savvy relationship advice outlines the office connections that you needed
During Summer 2011, I started my first internship at Google HQ in Mountain View, California. Many thoughts raced through my mind as my start date neared. It was the first time in my life that I would live outside of Texas and would have a job that didn't require me to sell sneakers.
Spring break was such an exciting time in our college days; it's a shame that corporate America hasn't embraced the concept with open arms. Sure, 21-year-old me was an idiot, but surprisingly there are a few things that moronic, youthful me can teach modern-day me about the workplace.
We've all been turned down at some point in our careers and overcoming the rebuff with grace is a leadership skill best acquired through firsthand experience. The good news is that a "no" is often just a step in the direction of a future "yes."
When an organization decides to follow the human workplace path, they start by telling the truth about the human and inhuman issues swirling around them. They talk about what's going well and what's not. They don't believe that being a leader means being divorced from the action.
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A crowdsourced question to a LinkedIn group recently spurred an outpouring of inspiration and practical strategies. Sonia