Building and maintaining relationships at work are often critical to advancing into management and leadership positions. For that, you need to understand how to relate to others. The SCARF model is one way to do that and improve your workplace relationships.
Wondering if your boss is even paying attention to what you have to say commonly arises in today’s workplace. Having an effective communication relationship with your supervisor is critical to your ability to grow and contribute as an employee, and it is equally important for the company to successfully achieve its goals.
It’s very easy to fall victim to the “extrovert ideal”—the idea that people who are more outgoing, decisive and social, are more valued and likely to succeed. The good news is that our workplaces need a balance of both introverted and extroverted people in order to be successful.