Sometimes, work is about getting in, getting out, and getting that paycheck — and that’s totally understandable, but there are benefits to becoming friends with your coworkers, and being someone people can get along with. Since work is where a lot of us spend most of our time, it’s important to bond in the name of cultivating a healthier, more functional work environment. When we get to know our coworkers and strengthen our bonds with them, it becomes a little easier to meet challenges as a team and solve personnel issues that typically happen as a result of lack of team connection and cohesiveness.
We aren’t saying you have to be BFFs with your coworkers or become super nosey about their private lives, but it’s important to know a little bit about the people you work with if you want to build relationships. The article below has some great questions you can use to learn more about the people you spend a good part of your day with in your workplace.
Today, we challenge you to pick one and start asking! Which question would you most likely start with? If you can’t find one on the list, suggest one of your own!