As social creatures, we rely on relationships for love, comfort and even professional success. Strong people skills in the workplace can improve relationships with your supervisors, coworkers, and clients, leading to better job performance and recognition. However, developing these skills takes intentional thought and work; experience alone is not enough to help you build the kind of quality relationships that lead to success.
Human beings are social creatures. Many psychiatrists believe we are defined by our relationships. Understanding the link between healthy relationships and a healthy mind, and how relationships can reshape the way the brain works, has significant implications both for our personal lives and in the workplace.
For a vast majority of professions, managing interpersonal relationships is crucial to success. From doctors to lawyers to law enforcement, interpersonal communication is important and necessary. And that’s where Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) comes in.