Relationships with peers and colleagues is one of the most important factors to both job satisfaction and workplace happiness. It’s also one of the most complex and difficult topics in the workplace.
If your mentee has asked for support with improving their peer relationships there’s likely to be a specific incident or reason, which we recommend you take some time to discuss. You may also want to delve into EQ tests and talk about self-awareness, to ascertain the reason your mentee feels they want to improve in this area.
TIP! Ensure the conversations with your mentee remain professional, and don’t spiral into gossip.
We love this Mind Tools article, with some useful advice on how to improve business relationships. There are nine actions you can discuss with your mentee, perhaps asking them to come up with a behavioural change plan.