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Work Friendships

It's Business, and It Is Personal, So Own It!

Rebekah Epstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Rebekah Epstein

I think a lot of times people work too hard to have one persona in the professional world, and another one in regular life. This isn't really necessary. If you learn to add a more human touch to your work, then you become more one-of-a-kind.

6 Tangible Ways To Make Friends At Work

Virginia Sullivan | Posted 10.13.2013 | Fifty
Virginia Sullivan

Do you have a posse? You know, friends that you hang with -- I certainly do. They're faithful friends that share your life and all that you love. Well, the best thing I did at work was to realize that I could benefit from forming a posse at work too.

WATCH: The Best Way To Divorce A Work Friend

Posted 07.30.2013 | Small Business

When a work friendship begins to sour, sometimes the best way to keep the peace in the office is to end that relationship. But there's no easy way to ...

Escaping a Toxic Environment

Natalie Thomas | Posted 10.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Natalie Thomas

While unhealthy intimate unions can wreak havoc on the psyche and may inform the way in which we treat others, it's usually an insular thing. Group dysfunction, however, is far-reaching and often much more dangerous.

Could You Work With Your Best Friend?

The Grindstone | Posted 10.10.2011 | Women

Hopefully, we all have a close friend or two at work. We work with these people at least eight hours a day. We spend the majority of our waking hours ...

Do You Have A "Work Husband"? We're Collecting Them

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.30.2011 | Women

You know who he is: He backs you up in meetings. He emails you non-essential information -- frequently. When he goes the vending machine, he buys for ...

Top 10 friendship dilemmas of 2010

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Friendships, even very good ones, typically change over time. But the "rules" or etiquette on how to best adapt to a changed friendship are often murk...

Help! My Co-Worker Is Now My Boss

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

Keep in mind that this is a new position for your boss and that s/he will be figuring this out as they go. If they stumble, that should not reinforce to you that the wrong person got the promotion.