Tag: relationship

Your Friendship Style Can Harm Your Business and Career.

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“Best Friends”

For the second time, in as many days, a friend mentioned “accountability partner”.

The second time I heard the term I asked, “is this a new coaching phrase?”

Then I remembered days before, during a chat with a sorority sister, I confessed, “I may not be the friend you need.”  I felt that I had fallen short of being a good friend to her in the past.

In the age of social network platforms, we’ve become accustomed to using the term “friend” and “follower” interchangeably – but those terms shouldn’t be taken lightly.  “Follower” carries its own weight because it implies you’re a leader which comes equipped with its own burden. “Friend” implies “labor of love” and “responsibility.”