People are shaped by what we believe about them. When you expect more from others, they will deliver. This is known as the Pygmalion effect.
Asking a favor from an enemy (or even just a person you dislike) is a great way to turn around your relationship with that person.
COVID-19 is making it impossible to have frequent in person interactions. Here are ways you can build relationships and trust while social distancing.
Problem = 30% of of employees don't trust their employer, and 50% say their leaders lack empathy. Solution = 3 ways to build professional relationships.
A successful team is built off strong relationships, and there is no way you can succeed if your colleagues do not trust each other. Build your trust by how you relate to people (sensitive trust) and by having a proven track record (sensible trust). You can also improve your trust by pulling the different leavers of the trust equation. Without the trust of your team you will not succeed.