Relationship Closeness: JOIN People Skills Global Chat Feb. 26th #PeopleSkills

Relationship Closeness is #PeopleSkills global Twitter chat topic.

WHEN: Sunday Feb. 26, 2017 at 10AM ET. Hashtag: #PeopleSkills

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Background on This Chat Topic: Relationship Closeness

There is much misunderstanding about relationship closeness. Some limit it to romantic intimacy and shut out everything else. Others see it more broadly to include emotional intelligence, empathy, compassion in leadership, teamwork, and world peace. Join us Sunday Feb. 26th 10amET/3pmGMT in #PeopleSkills global Twitter chat as we explore comfort with relationship closeness.

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Comfort With Relationship Closeness

If someone were to ask you right now, how comfortable are you with being close to those you work with, what would you say? How would you interpret their question? Join us in #PeopleSkills global Twitter chat on Sunday Feb. 26, 2017 10amET/3pmGMT to explore the many dimensions and effects of relationship closeness.

Some questions to get us thinking in advance. Actual questions will post live during the chat.

  • How do you define closeness in relationships?
  • What are all the images that closeness elicits in your mind?
  • What creates closeness? Intuition, logic, equality, feeling? Why?
  • “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” ~Shakespeare How does this affect our view of closeness? Why?
  • Closeness with strangers requires _______________.
  • What role(s) does emotional intelligence play in developing closeness?
  • What expectations come with being close?
  • What blocks people from getting close?
  • How does trust affect closeness and vice versa?
  • What are the benefits & risks of getting close to others?
  • What does it take to go beyond surface level interactions and get closer to others?
  • When have you been surprised by how close you and other people got? Why?
  • How does closeness become an exclusionary clique & how can this be prevented?
  • What challenges do leaders have in getting close to those they lead? Why?
  • How do people skills build closeness? Pls. explain.
  • Advice: What have you learned about closeness that you want to share with others now?

So bring your personal perspective, your favorite beverage, and join the people skills global chat community this Sunday Feb. 26, 2017 10amET/3pmGMT on Twitter (hashtag: #PeopleSkills) to share your views and experience about relationship closeness.

I also invite you to continue this chat by joining the Google+ People Skills Community and the LinkedIn Group People Skills Succeed to be a part of all the people skills discussions everyday 24×7. Get your people skills community member badge here.

Shout Out of Gratitude

My gratitude to all who participate and grow the people skills global chat community on Twitter (#peopleskills), Google+, and LinkedIn. We welcome your suggestions for topics, offers to co-host, and most especially your individual insights.

Continued thanks to generous chat moderators Chantal Bechervaise, Dave Moore, Jandis Price and Tom Rhodes for their time and insightful contributions.

Hope you will all join People Skills Global Twitter Chat #peopleskills this Sunday Feb. 26, 2017 10am ET/7am PT /3pmGMT to explore comfort with relationship closeness.

Everyone is welcome! We have only one rule in People Skills Global Chat: Respect for all even when we disagree.

TIP: If you have never been in a Twitter chat, you may find it helpful to log on to or, enter hashtag #peopleskills, and sign in to your Twitter account. The venue will insert the hashtag on each of your tweets and you will see all the tweets on one screen. Other tools available are, Hootsuite and TweetDeck.

I am the founder and host of the chat and will be happy to answer any questions you have in advance: Email me.

Chat with you this Sun. Feb. 26, 2017 10amET/3pmGMT in People Skills Global Chat on Twitter (#PeopleSkills) TOPIC: Relationship Closeness.

Until then, as always, I wish you bonds of happiness and success!

From my professional experience to your success,
Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™

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Kate Nasser, The People Skills Coach™, delivers coaching, consulting, training, and keynotes on leading change, employee engagement, teamwork, and delivering the ultimate customer service. She turns interaction obstacles into interpersonal success. See this site for workshop outlines, keynote footage, and customer results.



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