If we truly want to be innovative thinkers and outside-of-the-box problem solvers, we must force ourselves outside the box of our self-affirming minds.
Posts Tagged: conflict management
Duality creates binary problems in a world whose outer edges extend well beyond the boundaries that duality offers. We can’t find solutions with our dualistic thinking. We can only create more problems. That's why we need a third path.
What can you do when the top dog at your organization is the one with the reckless mood swings?
It takes both practical and emotional preparation to be resilient in the face of your manager's mood swings. Here are ways to deal with an unpredictable boss.
We all want to be heard and understood, especially in a difficult conversation. Ask yourself these four questions beforehand to help your message come across clearly and compassionately to the listener.
Whether this is your first time hearing these tips or this is a refresher for you, conflict management is one of the trickiest areas for people to navigate successfully. Yet, conflict is inevitable and can take a toll on your effectiveness and productivity (not to mention your stress level) if not resolved. I recently attended... Read more »
We all have to work with other people in our careers and we're never going to get along with every single person but we can definitely take an active role in attempting to. Conflicts exist in all work places and in the public sector there are some antagonists that can lead to additional strain on... Read more »
With the Holidays around the corner, I’m sure most of you already know which family members or in-laws to avoid at the dinner table. You don’t want another political lecture from Uncle Ned, do you? If you’d avoid it at a family party, skipping over controversial topics at the workplace may seem to like a... Read more »
Learning how to succeed in business can come from a variety of diverse sources. It may include mentors, managers and multiple teams of staffers that you meet during your career. Inspiration for solid business practices may also result from other life experiences, including sports. The three business lessons I learned from the batting cage cover... Read more »