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How to Be Awesome at Your Job

840: The Science Behind Strong, Lasting Friendships with Dr. Marisa G. Franco

How to Be Awesome at Your Job
How to Be Awesome at Your Job

Dr. Marisa G. Franco reveals how to harness the science of attachment to foster deeper relationships at work and in life. 


1) The three types of loneliness we all experience. 

2) Why work friends are critical to your wellbeing. 

3) The six practices that help you make and keep friends. 

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An enlightening psychologist, international speaker, and New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Marisa G. Franco is known for digesting and communicating science in ways that resonate deeply enough with people to change their lives. She works as a professor at The University of Maryland and authored the New York Times bestseller Platonic: How The Science of Attachment Can Help You Make—and Keep—Friends. She writes about friendship for Psychology Today and has been a featured connection expert for major publications like The New York Times, The Telegraph, and Vice. She speaks on belonging at corporations, government agencies, non-profits, and universities. 

For tips on friendship, you can follow her on Instagram (DrMarisaGFranco), or go to her website, www.DrMarisaGFranco.com, where you can take a quiz to assess your strengths and weaknesses as a friend & reach out for speaking engagements. 

• Book: Platonic: How the Science of Attachment Can Help You Make--and Keep--Friends 

• Instagram: @drmarissagfranco 

• Website: DrMarisaGFranco.com 


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• Book: Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help YouFind - and Keep - Love by Amir Levine and Rachel Heller 

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