Tag Archive: Conflict Resolution

7 Responses to Reasoned Resistance

The line between bold and foolish is often determined by success or failure. Fearful organizations are full of people who know why it’s better to stay the same. Remarkable success requires boldness, but bold leaders… Continue reading

Coaching to Capitalize on Frustration

Don’t say calm down. Capitalize on frustration. Frustration is energy. Energized toddlers fall down kicking and screaming, when they can’t have candy before breakfast. The message of frustration? Give me what I want.… Continue reading

12 Ways to Overcome Fear and Confront Like a Master

Excellence requires confrontation. Leaders who can’t confront: Live with nagging frustration. Fall below their potential. Lead unremarkable organizations.   4 reasons you avoid confrontation: Self interest. What if they get upset with you?… Continue reading

12 Dos and Don’ts For Butting Heads Successfully

Everything worth doing encounters friction. Important issues ignite strong emotion. 12 don’ts for butting heads successfully: Don’t: Talk over things with affirming friends who take your side rather than exploring issues. Rush to judgement. A… Continue reading

10 Things I Learned From People Who Drive Me Nuts

The most annoying thing about annoying people is they help us grow. Personal growth centers on two types of people, the ones we like and the ones that drive us crazy. The people who… Continue reading

How to Prevent Unnecessary Conflict

The worst fight is the one that’s unnecessary. People collide over small issues and completely miss the big stuff. Agree on deeper purpose before solving surface problems. Every problem you repeatedly face has a deeper meaning that sits… Continue reading