The Dynamics of Working Relationships with Mark Monchek

Jan 10, 2024

There’s an old saying that goes, “Some people are there for a reason, some are there for a season, and some are there for a lifetime.” People come and go as we evolve, change directions, or change jobs, but relationships remain an important part of who we are and how we live our lives.

In today’s monthly episode with Mark Monchek, business consultant and Founder of Opportunity Lab, our focus is all about relationships; how they evolve, deepen, and more specifically, how working relationships have drastically changed since the pandemic.

Join the conversation as we dive into the importance of just hanging out, being aware of your intentions when connecting, cultivating the skill and awareness of curiosity in your relationships, and why you need to be diligent in your ability to be truly present in any given moment!

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Mark’s perspective on how work relationships have evolved since 2020.
  • Thoughts on the importance of “just hanging out.”
  • Ideas to help you go deeper with your relationships.
  • How to be intentional about connection and not just get what you want out of a moment.
  • Challenges and opportunities for establishing connections.
  • The practice of being fully present in any given moment.
  • Cultivating the skill and awareness of curiosity in relationships.
  • How to strike up a conversation with someone wearing headphones.
  • Mark’s final insights and thoughts on today’s topic of discussion.


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