One of the most difficult challenges for business leaders is maintaining good interpersonal relations in the workplace. The problem is magnified if senior managers or the business owners themselves are the ones behaving poorly.
Do you keep problems to yourself for fear of being seen as rude, negative or mean? You’re not alone. In a recent survey by Fierce Inc., eight of 10 full-time workers in the U.S. said they don’t speak up about issues because of a desire to seem...
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.
Developing a culture of candor is an effective strategy for teamwork, innovation and greater speed. Instant candor and fast feedback help working relationships. Candor improves the quality of work and encourages ideas to develop.