Don't run for the hills when you need to have a difficult conversation with a colleague or your boss. Work on your interpersonal communications skills so you're not an awkward colleague. Interpersonal communication skills often feel like they require too much intimacy. But you need to understand other's needs and your own, and be able to express them appropriately. And form trusting workplace relationships so that you can offer emotional support, influence attitudes, and give and receive feedback appropriately. Let’s improve your relationships at work through intentional communication coaching.