Teams require both functional and relational qualities to be high performing. After all, teams consist of people, and putting people together creates an emotional dynamic, which contributes to the creation of a powerful connection and collaboration.
Virtually everyone wants to be part of a high-functioning organization, where individuals and their work are recognized, valued and respected. So, why is it that despite the best intentions, workplace cultures decline and deteriorate?
Team conflict is normal. Avoiding conflict is also normal. Human beings being unpredictable, there is no perfect template. However, there are steps that consistently help turn the heat of conflict into the energy of creative conversation.
Leaders in business, academia, and other fields can now rate their leadership strengths and weaknesses – and see how they stack up against their peers – with MindEdge Learning's new online Leadership Assessment tool, which the edtech firm launched...
What mindset is necessary for effectively engaging with conflict, diversity and inclusion? It starts with compassion — but not the traditional version of compassion that focuses exclusively on empathy, kindness, caring and selflessness.
For leaders, one task rises in importance above all others: They must address and resolve conflict. When it comes to resolving conflict, the natural response of fight or flight does not work. Leaders must master two skills: emotional intelligence and EPR.
In the training industry, we concentrate a lot on the visible “performance enhancers” that make us better and more prepared than our peers, but we often lose sight of the “performance distractors” that can be just as critical to successful...
Many people have difficulty handling emotionally charged discussions and conflict, managing emotions, and communicating authentically. The inability to deal effectively with high-stakes conversations also costs organizations an enormous amount of time and
Three Aikido principles – entering, blending, and redirecting – are fundamental to aikido and taught and used throughout the world to de-escalate conflict and build stability, flexibility and presence.
In a recent online poll by Next Element, 72 percent of respondents said they choose compromise to avoid conflict. This data reflects a pervasive negative relationship with conflict; nearly three-quarters of employees are withholding their best selves becau