When dealing in conflict, you’re not the only person dealing with threats to your self-image so is the other person in the interaction. Therefore, in order to help others manage … Continue Reading Help others manage identity threats in conflicts
Conflict will stir up stressful emotions and clouds thinking and judgement. Therefore, we need to learn how to manage our feelings, so we can work with others to address unproductive … Continue Reading Addressing Emotions while in conflict
Accept that letting go takes time. You may need a few days or longer to release the intense emotions associated with the problem situation. I usually go for a run, runner … Continue Reading Tips for letting go of a difficult interaction & conflict
From time to time, you may find yourself having prickly interactions with someone who has a history of destructive relationships. In this case, your intervention likely will not improve the … Continue Reading Conflict – Know when to walk away
Before you decide not to address a difficult situation, be sure you understand the consequences, not just the first order consequences, but also the second and third order consequence. By … Continue Reading Weigh the avoidance cost of conflict
Some conflict is fleeting issue and not worth addressing but other kinds must be tackled so productive work can continue. Before you decide to address something that’s bothering you, please … Continue Reading When in conflict, evaluate the relationship!
When you decide whether or not to address a dispute, be aware of your own biases about conflict. People generally tend to fall into two camps: Conflict avoiders whom value … Continue Reading Know your default approach to conflict
When disagreements take place in the workplace, it’s common to blame them on personality differences. One person may think, “Emma loves micromanaging. How am I supposed to work with her?” … Continue Reading Look beyond personality differences
On deciding whether to address the conflict directly or not, you need to consider the source of the conflict. Before you decide whether to address a disagreement, you first want … Continue Reading On Deciding Whether to Address Conflict
Naturally, providing feedback gets easier with practice and time. The anticipation and lead up to the conversation is typically worse than the actual meeting due to our nature to overthink, … Continue Reading 12 words and phrases to avoid when giving feedback
Conflict management would take time to master and though dealing with conflict is challenging, the rewards of building your skills in this area are well worth the effort. Because when … Continue Reading Benefits of effective conflict management?
When someone disagrees with something we deeply believe or seems obvious to us, it can feel like a personal affront or it would seems that at times others just lack … Continue Reading So,why do we cling to our own perspectives?
In order not to resort to our emotional response, we need to keep our perspective and understand where others are coming from especially in a difficult situation. Whatever form they take, … Continue Reading Understanding why do difficult interactions occur?
This article about navigating on difficult interactions, being an introvert, at times it hard to express your thoughts and ideas, especially if the circumstances is ‘difficult’. Most common ‘difficult’ interaction … Continue Reading What are difficult interactions?
When you delegate, you transfer responsibility for carrying out an assignment to another person. You also transfer accountability for maintaining established standards. Delegating is a critical managerial skill, yet many … Continue Reading The Benefit of Deligating
As a coach or a mentor you need to that differences in values, experiences, and customs can affect how: You and your mentee behave You interpret each other’s behavior You … Continue Reading As a coach you need to know that …