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Easy ways to fix a work relationship

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It can be hard to reconcile with a co-worker when you don’t see eye to eye, but it may be necessary for the good of the organization. Execu­­tive coach Mary Jo Asmus of Aspire Col­­la­­b­­ora­­tive Services offers a few simple steps to make it easier.

  • Find common ground. If necessary, invent something. Whatever it is, think of something that will in­­spire you to work together.
  • Be honest. Commit to working together and assuming the best of each other.
  • Tell others. Colleagues can help keep you accountable.
  • See each other as people. Try to learn more about the person.
  • Speak honestly, but carefully. Try to be honest about your issues without blaming or accusing.     

— Adapted from “How to make one helluva good person, together,” Mary Jo Asmus, SmartBlog on Leadership.

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