Don’t forget to stay personal!
Sometimes we get so caught up in our work we forget the human aspect of it all. How well do you know your co-workers? Do you know what they do outside of work?
One good practice is to start or end every meeting on a personal level. Starting off with small chat will give you little details into their life and who they are. Next time you see them you can follow up; ask how the trip was, how the party for their mother’s birthday went, if they liked the movie they went to, etc.
Keeping the work atmosphere a personal place makes it a comfortable place. You want the culture around you to be welcoming so people want to come to you for help and feel like they can trust you.