MAKING MEANINGFUL CONNECTIONS
Typically, managers rise through the ranks by slogging around the clock and mastering the technical aspect of their jobs. But…
July 16, 2021 | 1 min read
Typically, managers rise through the ranks by slogging around the clock and mastering the technical aspect of their jobs. But when they reach a certain level in the organization and want to move higher, they realize that they’ve dropped the ball on a crucial facet of the job—networking, or creating meaningful relationships with people who can help them with feedback, resources, contacts and vital information.
In this course, learn how to forge enduring, trust-based relationships and leverage them to achieve your mutual goals through effective communication, collaboration and cooperation. It may be hard work but the outcome is priceless. As the saying goes, your network is your net worth.
Thrive Skills are an essential set of cognitive, social and behavioral skills to enable our learners to continuously succeed, at every stage of their career.
As humans, we’re deeply communal and we feel mental and emotional deterioration if our social needs aren’t met. Making Meaningful Connections stems from this innate desire for a community that understands us, stands by us and helps us progress in the personal and professional sphere. Making connections that truly matter defines and supports us.
Beyond the fact that they make us feel good, Making Meaningful Connections boosts our overall health and wellbeing. Making connections can influence our long-term health also. There are dozens of studies to show that friendships keep us happier, healthier, and alive longer. Making connections in the workplace can help a person be more productive and happier in the office. It is the deeply meaningful relationships that also help us grow professionally and help and support us on our career journey.
Making Meaningful Connections can truly impact your wellbeing and your perceptions about the world. It can help you grow as an individual. When you make meaningful connections, you are creating a powerful support system for yourself at work. You know that it is these connections that will help you navigate the ups and downs of your place of work.
Making Connections is when a personal or professional relationship is more than just superficial. Some of the ways that can help you in making connections are to have open and honest conversations with your colleagues, talking and discussing a shared love for art, cinema, theatre etc and talking about life and its many learnings.
arappa programs that focus on Making Meaningful Connections as a Thrive Skill are the Impactful Sales Program, Women’s Leadership Program and Powerful Presence Program.
Other Thrive Skills under COLLABORATE are Instinctive Adaptability, Infectious Energy, Global Perspectives, Fostering Trust, Embracing Feedback, Creating Alignment and Competing Fairly.