Close work friendships boost employee satisfaction by 50% and people with a best friend at work are seven times more likely to engage fully in their work. -Gallup
Studies have shown that friendship at work is essential and a spirit of camaraderie improves your performance and productivity. Anybody that’s ever worked in a dysfunctional workplace knows the toll it takes on both our professional and personal lives– leaving us despondent, unhappy and stressed out! Check out this article by Christine Riordan of the Harvard Business Review and see how having friends at work boosts your overall well-being.
Pic above: Dana Rantovich and me in the rain in Florida. Dana was first my client and now we have been friends for years and years. Dana made meetings with her fun and entertaining…. not stressful. Thank you Dana!