At some point or another, pretty much everyone ghosts or is ghosted at work. But the trend toward clients, colleagues, and others ghosting each other is growing. Instead of excusing someone’s behavior or blaming yourself for the ghosting, consider if there is another way to reach the person. If you’ve been using social media, consider a phone call or email. Take a break from the outreach; try back in a month or so. If you really need to connect with that department or organization, try a different contact there. Often, another person can help move your request along or get you the information you need. At the same time, if you are the one doing to the ghosting, remember what it’s like when the shoe is on the other foot. Take a deep breath and respond. Whatever your reason for ghosting, apologize for the delayed response and answer their question or request as honestly as you can. This is an important way to salvage relationships and gain a reputation as someone who is reliable and trustworthy. Read the full article.