Join Dr. Chaz Austin for an in-depth discussion in this video Open the lines of communication, part of Succeeding in a New Job.
- Successful relationships in the workplace…and everywhere in our lives are based on trust.…Your most important relationship at work…is the one you develop with your boss.…Can he or she trust you?…Do they know they can always get a straight answer…from you even if it means that you need to admit…that you messed up?…Are you respectful of their position in the company?…Do you always have their back?…Can they count on you to produce…the results they asked for…and that you said you'd produce on time,…and when money is involved, on or under budget?…Are who someone who always gets the job done?…And do they have confidence in your ability to do so?…As human beings, probably because we're a little afraid…to ask questions and maybe look bad, we make stuff up.…
We think we know what someone meant,…but we don't verify.…As you establish a good working relationship…with your boss, here are three things to remember.…First, co-create a schedule of face-to-face meetings…or Skype meetings that allow you…to freely exchange ideas and discuss your responsibilities…
Success starts with a good foundation, a great plan, and an attitude of humility—no matter your level of expertise. From there, you learn techniques to integrate with your team, communicate and collaborate effectively, and find mentors at your company. Dr. Austin also helps you cultivate an energetic and focused attitude that will position you for future success.
- Starting with humility
- Communicating effectively
- Feeling overwhelmed
- Bonding with teammates
- Finding mentors
- Learning to give and take