Flirting for business success, not just sex

FLIRTING should be encouraged at work, according to the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.

Tomorrow, chamber members are invited to a Flirt for Success workshop. The chamber, which represents 1,700 companies with a combined turnover of more than 4 billion, said: "Flirting is not just about sex, it's about relationships, full stop."

Mel Harris, director of the Training Tree, the organisation that will host the workshop, said: "The art of flirting is all about making others feel good and to do that you have to feel good too."

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The session will encourage people to interact more with customers, suppliers and colleagues. Harris added: "With a hell of a lot of flirting it's about building relationships. People engage with people, not products and services. To be interesting to others you have to be interested in them.

"That is the art of flirting."


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