2 Creating Powerful Partnerships


People who can consistently create powerful relationships at work are people who are good teamworkers. In my experience, their central characteristics include:

  • Trustworthiness (keeping promises and commitments)
  • Commitment to common goals and targets (refusing to slip from them because of external attractions)
  • The ability to listen and be open to others’ ideas
  • The ability to present a personal viewpoint logically and objectively
  • The ability to self-criticize and receive others’ feedback with equanimity
  • The ability to motivate others (free of manipulation)
  • The ability to complete tasks and achieve results

In other words, people who create powerful relationships at work are people with good ...

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