Tagged: Mingling

Work, Socializing, Building Rapport

Making Friends at Work, Without Sucking Up

The people we choose to interact with at work have an immense impact on our performance and satisfaction. I have worked as a retail manager, restaurant employee, soccer coach, and several office positions; and while they all have their differences, the techniques used to navigate these landscapes are similar. This article focuses on the expectations...

Communication, Friendzone

Keeping Out of the Friendzone

Have you been spending time with someone who you want to be more than friends with? I have—it pretty much summarizes my whole high school experience, and part of college. There’s nothing wrong with being the guy that women feel comfortable talking to, but if you want more from a relationship, actions need to be...

Communication Theory

You Know What They Say About Assuming

  Are you the person who stands in the corner at parties, staring at your phone, waiting for the night to end? You probably told yourself at the beginning of the evening that the party was going to be lame, or you weren’t really in the mood to socialize. Then, being the prophet that you...

Communication, Relationships

Love is in the Air, but You’re All Alone

Valentine’s day (V day) is around the corner, and that means you need to take a minute to assess your relationship status. I am proud to join the ranks of Valentine’s couples this year, but historically, I have spent this holiday alone. Regardless of whether you’re single or not, V day makes you question the...