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What To Do When Office Friendships Backfire
How many times have we heard about the importance of building the right culture to fit our organization's profile? If you're like me, probably more times that you can shake an iPhone at. Building the right culture is no small task-it requires us to search out and hire people who share similar values, beliefs, attitudes and ethics. Why is this so important? People who share more similarities than differences work better together and hence, are much more productive. Put them all together for 40 or more hours per week and friendships will inevitably develop. Most will remain strictly professional, but a few may develop into stronger, and more personal long-term relationships.