The Cultivate@Work Blog

The Cultivate@Work Blog

Relationships Matter!

Healthy, professional relationships can provide us with support, affection, productivity and confidence. However, when relationships go wrong, they can be a source of distress, and can you to become distracted from the work you should be doing in order to advance your career. Here is the best...

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Managing your Reputation

Your reputation, whether it be in the workplace or online, is the embodiment of your career; it’s what people that haven’t met you before will judge you on. Therefore, in order to network and connect with such people, your reputation must be in ‘tip top condition’. Here’s some advice on how you...

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How to Network!

Networking is all about building intimate, sincere relationships based on mutual generosity. You can’t achieve your career goals and climb the ‘business ladder’ on your own, you have to network your way to success. Here’s some tips on how to do it. Building strong relationships with others...

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The Power of Feedback

Feedback is one of the most important routes to a better career; if you don’t know what mistakes you are making, you will never correct them. Furthermore, if they are big enough, or done often enough, they can not only damage your career, but also the whole business you are working...

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Addressing Conflict and Mistrust

Conflict and argument are inevitable circumstances in a workplace, where you have people with different expectations and abilities. This makes conflict, argument and dispute management critical to maintaining a positive office environment. Conflict can be avoided if the following tips are taken...

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The Power of Networking

Whether you are a startup founder, an associate at a big company, or a top FTSE executive, the power of networking and connecting shouldn’t be underestimated. Conversing and communicating with your peers allows you to not only share experiences and ideas, but it also enables you to connect...

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Are you a 'Brilliant Jerk'?

Alan Sugar, perhaps one of the most influential businessmen in the United Kingdom, is well known for his harsh and straight attitude towards his employees, which has lead him to the success he has today. Here are the best snippets of advice from around the web on the ‘bosshole’. You may...

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Say No and Preserve your Relationship

At work, you might feel you have to say yes to everything your boss or other superiors ask you to do, even though you know you are being set up for failure. However, saying no, is surely a better alternative than letting them down and potentially damaging your important relationship with them....

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How Emotions Drive Relationships

We need all of our emotions for thinking, problem solving, and focused attention. Using these three skills, we are better able to connect and therefore relate to anyone we want to. Here are some tips on how to use and control your emotion in order to create and develop better relationships with...

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Overcoming Self-doubt

One of the biggest reasons why business people fail is not to do with their boss, colleagues, or personal life, but actually because they have no confidence or belief in their own abilities to network in the business world. Here are some great tips on how to overcome that self-doubt and build a...

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