How to Build Great Relationships Online

Track: 3 (DIGITAL TRACK) Type of session: talk
with Live Q&A
Start Time: 14.30 Entry-level / open to all

People want to be around those who inspire, motivate them, and who are well liked/highly regarded at work. They want to work in a team with these motivating and inspiring people. Soft skills are underrated but it is more important especially as we are working online. Some people may lack soft skills as they lack confidence and they may become defensive which is not conducive to a great work environment. Being defensive occurs both in junior and in senior roles and should be immediately addressed and rectified when identified.

In this presentation I’ll address some of the ways to build confidence, improve your soft skills (even though we are all working remotely), how to develop relationships with people at work who want you in their team (and who want to implement recommendations you suggest), how this will positively affect your work and how you will then grow your confidence and what you can achieve both professionally and personally.

Session takeaways

  • Discover your strengths and how to build on them to improve confidence (which helps with relationships)
  • Understand the role and importance of EQ (Emotional Intelligence) on building relationships
  • Learn how to be an active listener (which helps form relationships)


Jo Juliana Turnbull is a freelance Marketing Consultant and Chartered Marketer with over 14 years in SEO and online marketing working both client and agency side.

She set up her website SEO Jo Blogs in 2009 after initially starting her career in ecommerce and finance in 2003. SEO Jo is the organiser of a networking group called Search London for online professionals in SEO, PPC and Social Media. She has been running the event for over 10 years where it has grown to over 2500 members.

In April 2020, she started an online event called Turn Digi that promotes entrepreneurs, rising talent and has a diverse range of speakers. She is a Global Freelancer of the year finalist 2020 and finalist in three Digital Women’s 2021 awards including “Entrepreneur of the Year”, “Digital Women’s Innovator of the Year” and “Digital Women’s Freelancer of the Year”.

Note: Speaker information is subject to change

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