Category Archives: Conflict Resolution

The Tao of Communication?

Thoughts on the Tao of Communication Events in my daily life often inspire the focus of my blog posts. I apologize to those of you readers who like a linear structure to the topics.  Sometimes I wander afield for a … Continue reading

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More on Managing Tactics

Tip Nine – Continued – Managing Tactics When Necessary In our last several posts, we’ve been discussing tactics. In my first post on the subject, I explained that, even though tactics can pose a challenge to your progress towards your … Continue reading

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Ten Axioms of Change Management

Ten Axioms of Change Management In my work, it seems that organizations are encountering major change issues more and more frequently. In my work with organizations facing change issues, it seems that I am asked to work with change situations … Continue reading

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C3 – Conflict Conscious Communication

C3 – Conflict Conscious Communication For some time now, many of my blog posts have focused the features of effective communication. I’ve been systematically sharing “tips on improving your communication” when it involves an important issue or someone important to … Continue reading

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Failure and Gridlock in Washington – Lessons in Negotiation We Can Learn From the Current Situation

Failure and Gridlock in Washington – Lessons in Negotiation We Can Learn From the Current Situation As anyone who views our website’s home page will discover, our organization’s dedicated focus is on helping individuals and organizations thrive by helping to … Continue reading

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Beyond Metaphor: Consciously Managing the Subconscious

Beyond Conscious Metaphor For the last several months we have been discussing tips for improving your effectiveness for important communications.  My March 18, 2013 post reviewed the first six of my twelve “tips” for effective communication.  Since that time, among … Continue reading

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Demonstrating the Cost-Benefits of Your ADR Program

Cost-Benefit of Alternative Dispute Resolution Processes for Employers: A study in metrics and program design. Organizations that are considering implementing new programs to address disputes in the workplace frequently wonder whether the cost of administering internal conflict resolution processes will … Continue reading

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Tips for working with people in conflict: Trees; A Mediation Lesson-Learned.

(Author’s Note:  This is a long blog posting.  If you prefer, you can click here to read the same article in our Articles section.) Tips for working with people in conflict: Trees; A Mediation Lesson-Learned.  This is a new line … Continue reading

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Summary of Activities for 2012

Introduction 2012 was an incredibly busy year for our Business Excellence Solutions collaboration! As an entity, we have grown to the point where we have had to revisit our structure to ensure that we continue seamless support of our diverse … Continue reading

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Guest Posting by Emily Eisenberger

Emily Eisenberger says: June 25, 2012 at 9:04 pm The Psychology behind the Workplace Bully Bullying is a problem in society, but it can be particularly difficult to deal with in the workplace. Bullies can have negative consequences on workplace productivity, … Continue reading

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