The way we do conflict and where we set boundaries is a reflection of our family or corporate or community culture. The two go together. Conflict happens. Where-ever there are humans, two or more. It’s no news. It… Read More

Collaboration. How’s it working for you? Is it a fantastic work paradigm and cultural shift or a management buzzword?  It promises much in a space of fast paced change, pressures for decision-making in complexity and demand for new… Read More

Conflict unleashed seems to be in every headline. It makes people uneasy, on guard, defensive. This increases sensitivity.  We are more alert and ready to see danger and offence where it does not exist.  And in responding to… Read More

The secrets for connection, for resolving conflict, for empowering your self and Others are found in attentive, open minded, open hearted listening.  If you start to listen well, you will change your life and the lives of others…. Read More

Getting along with colleagues – it’s the source of a lot of misery and a lot of magic when you have the essentials for good relationships.  Why can it be so tricky?  Here are 5 essentials to get… Read More

Conflict happens. It happens every day for every one but it doesn’t always become a problem. We have ways of managing it. The problems with conflict happen when we don’t manage it. The pain comes when “we” avoid… Read More

Stories have always been important to humans.  They help us to identify our Self, define ourselves, understand and interpret where we are, who we are.  We use Story to make sense of feelings, events, circumstances and the possibilities… Read More

Do you love handling complaints? Someone is upset with you, your behaviour, your work, your actions, with your proposal.  Something.  Or they are unhappy with the people you work for or with or some process or element.  They… Read More

Managing Conflict in Meetings

A couple of work colleagues do not get on and in every meeting it shows.  No one enjoys it and it isn’t particularly constructive.  Conflict in meetings is common. Knowing how to contribute to a tense meeting is… Read More

The Nature of Power

What is personal power? It is the capacity to creatively direct your life, to choose goals and make choices, to be in charge of your destiny and achieve outcomes.  It is self knowledge, self confidence, self mastery.  It… Read More