Jan Yager-Friendship expert, Speaker, Consultant, Author, Finding Time for Friends, Business and Friendship
Jan Yager, Ph.D.
Jan Yager, Ph.D.
Friendship expert Dr. Jan Yager has been researching this fascinating relationship since it was the topic of her sociology dissertation (City University of New York, 1983). She has interviewed or surveyed hundreds of men and women, children, and couples about their friendship patterns and related issues such as intimacy, betrayal, and conflict.

The former J.L. (Janet) Barkas, Dr. Jan Yager, a member of the National Speakers Association, has authored books on friendship and related topics, such as coping with jealousy and work relationships including friendship at work, published by such companies as Simon & Schuster, Inc., (Fireside Books), Hannacroix Creek Books, Inc., and Garland. Dr. Yager's books on friendship have been translated into Spanish, French, Italian, simple and complex Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Dutch with other languages in preparation. She conducts workshops and delivers keynote addresses on friendship topics nationally and internationally before government, association, corporate, and other audiences. Interviewed regularly by print and broadcast media on friendship, such as the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, and BBC radio, Dr. Yager is also the author of articles on friendship in lhj.com, collegejournal.com, American Baby, Executive Update, Modern Bride, and other publications.

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Time Management
Learn more about friendship. Friendshifts author Dr. Yager lectures on such friendship topics as the healing power of friendship. Here is an excerpt from Chapter 10 of Friendshift, "Coping With Endings Because of Death."
Business Protocol
No matter how busy you are, there are ways to make sure you still make time for your friends. Dr. Yager, who also consults on time management, is the author of  Creative Time Management for the New Millennium.
Workplace Relationship
Friendship often makes the difference between career success or failure. How do you know if you can trust your workplace friends? In Dr. Yager's book Friendshifts Chapter 11 and 12 are on work and friendship. Dr. Yager also explores work relationships, including workships, friendships, and foes, in Who's That Sitting at My Desk?
Writing and Communication
How do you help friendships survive life's changes? Do new mothers need new friends? (McCall's)  the elderly? How do you form new friendships, whatever your age? What about When Friendship Hurts? Friendshifts® author Dr. Yager is founder of National New Friends, Old Friends Week.
Speaker Consultant Author Trainer
Jan Yager, Ph.D. 1127 High Ridge Road, PMB #110, Stamford, CT 06905-1203
Phone: 203-968-8098 Fax: 203-968-0193 E-mail: jyager@aol.com
Web Site: www.JanYager.com  www.JanYager.com/friendship,   www.JanYager.com/writing,    www.WhenFriendshipHurts.com
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