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
At a recent executive retreat, I asked, “Who has inspired you as a leader, and why?” In the past, when I have posed that question, I received a variety of answers. This time, the responses clustered around one theme: feedback.
Knowing how your behavior affects others helps you adjust it when needed, and when teams use personality assessments it can help them work more effectively together.
When people come together to work, conflict is inevitable. Whether on the court, on the field or in the workplace, here are some tips for effective teams and phrases to support those tips.