Beltway Broadcast Episode 49: The Value of Developing Friendships in the Workplace with Marisa G. Franco

  • 09 Mar 2022
  • Podcast

In this episode of Beltway Broadcast, your Metro DC Chapter of ATD hosts Marisa G. Franco. Dr. Franco is a Psychologist, Speaker, Author, Professor, and Friendship Expert. She has written numerous publications on topics related to Connection and Belonging and has been a featured expert for major outlets like The New York Times, Psychology Today, Scientific American, The Chicago Tribune, Vice, and Bustle. In this episode, Marisa shares how to maintain positive and enriching relationships in the workplace and discusses how to set healthy boundaries to leverage relationships at work in the most effective way. 

If you’d like to learn more about Marisa, checkout her LinkedIn profile or visit her website

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Episode Credits:

Series Announcer: Julie Waters

Hosts: Christina Eanes, Stephanie Hubka, Laëtitia Gnago, and Halyna Hodges

The Beltway Broadcast Podcast program aligns with all three domains of ATD's Talent Development Capability Model.  However, it is not currently eligible for recertification of the Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) and the Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) credentials.