Why should we make
friends at workplace ?
Presented by : Sanya Raj ,
Piyush Sehlot and Nishith Ranjan
The sense of belongingness is one of the essential
needs for human survival after food, shelter and safety.
Having friends at work fulfills this need precisely.
A good acquaintance at work will make you go to
an office with a happy face and mind.
Necessity of friends at workplace :
An average person spends 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime. It
explains how your job can impact your overall well-being and other facets
of your life. Hence, when you cannot make friends at work, just the
thought of going to work can be so testing.
You will have
You will become a
You will feel
Suggestions and Guidance of friends at work can be life saviours in
many instances where we seem like standing at the crossroads of
personal and professional life.
Sticking to a cubicle and not mingling with others may hamper
your productivity and health. Friends at work can add a dose
of fun that is essential to refresh before heading out to next
A team that has good relations amongst its members can achieve
more. By Befriending your teammates, you will never see your
workday as another routine day. Instead, you will want to lend a
helping hand to accomplish team goals.
You will stay
Such discussions and inputs from friends will help you to prepare for the
big moments. Be it to meet the new clients or face the boss, you are
You will enjoy
When you have friends at work, your sense of belongingness
towards the organization multiplies. Studies find that people
with friends at work can align 27% better towards the
Downsides of Workplace Friendship :
It is rightly said that “ You will never face
Monday morning blues if you have good
friends at workplace”.
Too much socializing can
have negative impact on
Risk of favouritism