Stepping Up: Bonding, Part 1

09/17/2010
By Ron HirakiNo matter what your rank or your position; you have people you lead, work with, or who lead you. Consider making an effort to bond with them. Getting to know the people you work with and count on can improve your professional and even your personal relationships. You may find that you will have some (OK, many) disagreements, and you may even find that you don’t like each other. However, you will have a better understanding of each other and will probably begin to see each other as people instead of subordinates, coworkers, or the boss. This can be done both on duty and off duty. Consider stepping up and opening the door for a better relationship. To do this you will hav...

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