Conflict, disagreement and anger have the potential to wreak havoc on a relationship. When tempers flare, words are sometimes spoken that you later regret. To avoid saying things you don’t really mean, partners must learn how to disagree more effectively. Recognizing there will be ideas and behaviors in which couples won’t see eye to eye is step one. Next, is knowing it’s actually okay to disagree. It won’t end your relationship. However, the way you handle the conflict could.
Some days, it feels like the only thing we can agree on is that we can’t agree — on anything. Drawing on her background as a world debate champion, Julia Dhar offers three techniques to reshape the way we talk to each other so we can start disagreeing productively and finding common ground — over family dinners, during work meetings and in our national conversations.
— Read on www.ted.com/talks/julia_dhar_how_to_disagree_productively_and_find_common_ground/up-next
Conflict Resolution Day – Association for Conflict Resolution
— Read on acrnet.org/page/ConflictResDay
Negative workplace experiences such as relentless pressure, poor leadership and lack of support and recognition can lead to stress, and mental health issues involving anxiety, depression and other health problems.
Another Huffpost article in which I have been featured!
The importance of training ourselves to think before we act.
Chances are you think you’re a good listener. People’s appraisal of their listening ability is much like their assessment of their driving skills, in that the great bulk of adults think they’re above average…..https://hbr.org/2016/07/what-great-listeners-actually-do?
Check out this new update. Noam Ebner, Assistant Professor and Online Program Chair for the Werner Institute at Creighton University School of Law, and Professor John Zeleznikow of Victoria University have published “ Fairness, Trust, and Security in Online Dispute Resolution,” Hamline Journal of Public Law and …