Relationship Spread: Group Dynamics in the Workplace

Moody Moons

This spread specifically addresses one the most important aspects of your working environment: your relationship with your co-workers.  Sometimes referred to as “office politics,” the complex interactions you have with the people you work with are arguably more vital to your career success than any other single factor, including education, experience and work ethic.

Fair?  No.  But it’s the reality.

Finding insight here can be extraordinarily valuable to your long-term career path.

Untitled-1Position 1:  Represents whomever or whatever you are beholden to at work.  Most typically, this card represents a supervisor.  But even if you work for yourself, everyone must answer to someone: customers, a property management company, the IRS.

Position 2:  This card represents you (or the querent).

Position 3:  Represents your relationship to your supervisor (or whatever).  When you draw a card for this position, what does it tell you?  Don’t expect an obvious answer.  The Lovers…

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