How to Influence Colleagues and Make Friends at Work

A guide to building deeper connections at work. Great for students who are interested in getting into leadership roles.
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  • Lectures 8
  • Length 29 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

Over 2000 students enrolled!

Great communication means much more than just getting your point across, it means connecting. In this short class, coach Fareed Raja talks about helpful techniques for building those important connections that make it easier to come to work every day.

He introduces the key helping behaviors, the importance of sharing the spotlight and finding mutual interests, and the good impact that modeling professional behavior can have on the entire team dynamic.

In this course, you will learn about how to emphasize on building deeper connections at your workplace using the following 6 techniques:

  • Modeling exemplary behavior
  • Helping others with challenges
  • Finding & sharing commonalities
  • Highlighting the work of others
  • Sharing insights & opportunities
  • Being considerate & thoughtful

There is a lecture dedicated to each one of these above mentioned techniques. You should take this course if you ever felt the need to network with your colleagues, but hesitated. Or if you are looking to climb up that corporate ladder and end up with a leadership role at your organization.

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Connect at a deeper level with your peers
  • Use different tips and techniques to build rapport
  • Be able to coach others with a more efficient technique
  • Build amazing and long lasting relationships with your network

I highly recommend taking this free course and be a part of a discussion with me and other students to find out how to effectively connect and work and possibly share more ideas.

What are the requirements?

  • No pre-requisites required to take this class. It is meant for anyone and everyone in the work force.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Make a deep connection with peers in the Workplace.
  • Create a healthy environment at work by building meaningful relationships at work.

Who is the target audience?

  • This class should be of value for any professional, but in particular if you've ever found yourself wanting to speak up, but hesitated or if you've ever felt socially uncomfortable, this course is vital for you.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Expectations of this Class.

A brief introduction of the course and the importance of building connections at work.

Section 2: Tips to Make Deeper Connections in the Workplace.

You will be able to model an exemplary behavior.


The importance of helping others out when they're in need.


Importance of finding commonalities at your work.


Being able to build connections by sharing others' success stories.


Sharing much appreciated opportunities at work.


Importance of being there for others when they're in need.

Section 3: Conclusion

How to implement all these techniques into your daily work lives.

Final Quiz
5 questions

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Instructor Biography

Fareed Raja, MBA | Digital Marketer | Author | World Traveler

An expert in consumer behavior and international relations, I have many years of experience in dealing with different professionals from across the globe; from every day consumers to decision making government officials.

A passionate project professional, graduated with Bachelor's degree in Marketing from University of South Alabama, and later received MBA degree from one of the oldest Jesuit schools in the States; Spring Hill College.

I believe that inspiration comes from little things in life and it's up to us to use these inspired moments to create something that makes a difference. I love studying consumer behavior and constantly look for patterns within certain segments.

I am always up for new business ventures and enjoy sharing knowledge and all kinds of crazy ideas. It's safe to say that in the last 15 years of my professional career, I have learned more from interacting with people from all sorts of backgrounds and professions.

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