Leadership is about the relationship between the leader and the people around them.”
~ Richard Boyatzis
Earth spins on its axis with 1670 km/h and flies around the sun with 10700 km/h in its orbit. Mars moves around the sun by 846430 km/h. The moon orbits the earth once every 27.322 days. Planets, satellites, and all elements in this universe are spinning, flying, and moving, following remarkable parameters and equations. They are swimming in space through the most balanced scientific scheme and fine-tuning. Do you know the mystery of that balance? It is the attraction relationship to each other. The power of relationships has made them profoundly balanced and provided stability. Inter-relations and connections to each other have kept this universe functional. Indeed, the strength of relationships exists in every sphere of our ecosystem, nature, and the events of human interactions. It is also visible in our daily life preferences’ of objective and subjective features. People who are well connected and have a strong relationship with power sources are often more successful than others. They are more capable of encountering challenges than those who lack power relations.
A study conducted at Harvard University concludes that 90% of success in human life depends on relationships with other people. We find the exact implication of relationships in party politics, promotions, or posting in career, assignment and responsibilities within or outside the team. Important position holders like the president of a country, minister of a cabinet, or CEO of a giant multinational company are often elected or selected. Are they the most knowledgeable, competent, and best in their fields? In most cases, the answer is ‘no.’ So, how do they become president, minister, or CEO? Why could others equally capable or even more skilled and experienced not win the race? Their success lies in the art of connecting all around and building relationships. Those people are the winners in building relationships with people within and outside their team. Indeed, whoever establishes better relationships gets priority over others. It also impacts our daily life choices when we hire an employee, distribute some provisions or amenities, or even wish to meet someone during a holiday. We often select our known and dear ones with whom we are better connected.
Commitment to good relationships with customers makes a business succeed. Similarly, a reliable mental connection with a leader motivates people to work beyond their limits. A teacher who knows the art of connecting students’ emotions enjoys a better teaching environment.
Not winning a debate, but your ability to attach people with you can change their opinion. Indeed, the quality relationship is one of the most distinguished powers in the physical and spiritual domains of human life.
The overlong study on adult life development took place in Harvard, where they studied 724 people for nearly 80 years. Data analysis of 10000 pages revealed, “Good relationships keep people happier and healthier.”  The research director Professor Robert Waldinger said “It is not about the number of friends and relatives you have, but it is the quality of your close relationships that matters. Taking care of your body is important, but tending to your relationships is a form of self-care too.” The study revealed that close relationships keep people happy throughout their lives and protect them from life’s discontentment, helping delay mental and physical decline.
Moments to Build Relationship
The critical moments of building a worthy relationship are not the formal occasions but a few minutes of casual talk to your colleagues when you wait for the meeting to start. The fruitful time of enhancing family bonding is the dining table. Attentiveness to each other displays cares and effectively attaches people emotionally. Performing religious activities or making some outings together are key moments increasing family attachment. But the most effective power to build a strong emotional relationship lies in the amount of sacrifice, love, and respect for each other. In an organizational framework, team members get better bonded when they work very hard to attain some combined goal. Playing football or cricket makes better bonding than playing chess among the players. Team members who pass through highly challenging missions or hard training possess a much higher level of relationship than others in the same regiment in the military.
The key to building a stable and robust connection is always within you. Your cooperation and sincere respect for others can let you win more and more relationships. It is best to let people be honored with their opinions. Do not engage in disagreement if not necessarily. Let people enjoy their pride and take every opportunity as the first step to help others. It will enhance your networks better than others. You should remain aware of your limitations carefully and learn to neutralize them. Try to stay in an environment conducive to your emotional and personal growth. Remember, your enemies can also help you; know your mistakes from them.
“To be a successful leader, you need to master the art of making relationships with people. The more you are connected with quality relationships, the more you are likely to succeed.”
 Richard Eleftherios Boyatzis is a Greek American organizational theorist and distinguished university professor of organizational behavior, psychology, and cognitive science at Western Reserve University. He is considered an expert in the field of emotional intelligence, behavior change, and competence.
 The Power of Relationships|AndrewMills|TEDxEden High School.https://youtu. be/lf3VPtQyehI, Accessed May 30 2021.
 The Harvard Gazette, Health & Medicine, Good genes are nice, but joy is better, Liz Mineo Harvard Staff Writer, April 11, 2017, https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2017/04/over-nearly- 80-years-harvard-study-has-been-showing-how-to-live-a-healthy-and-happy-life/ Accessed on May 30 2021.