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.
Conflict in the workplace is unavoidable. The typical manager spends 25-40% of his or her time dealing with workplace conflict (that is 1-2 days every workweek).
Leadership development in today’s office is less about individual “star power” or projecting a tough “boss” image than it is about becoming a leader who encourages the best work from a group of stars by using coaching skills to encourage an...