What Causes Conflict – Are You Contributing To It?

| September 20th

Are you contributing to what causes conflict? Are you contributing to the perpetuation of the conflict? Sometimes we put ourselves into conflict without fully appreciating our own thoughts and behavior. I grew up in Miami and became a fan of the University of Miami Hurricanes football program. I had two friends who also were Hurricanes […]

How To Resolve A Conflict By Paying Attention To Opposing Viewpoints

| May 5th

How to resolve a conflict requires paying attention to opposing viewpoints. You need to be open to another person’s point of view. The research shows that most people like to read and listen to messages that confirm their already held beliefs. Most people do not read or listen to messages that offer an opposing viewpoint. […]

Dealing With Conflict A Better Way

| April 5th

Is there a better way for dealing with conflict? Many people deal with conflict from a totally emotional level. The conflict may require them to make a change. It may require them to deal with the unknown and move out of their comfort zone. The conflict puts them in a scary place, so they react […]

A Change In Thinking Can Resolve a Conflict

| December 12th

When we are in preschool, we are all taught to share with others. In fact, I remember when my kids were children in preschool, they sang a little song with a line it: “It’s mine, but you can have some”. That’s a nice thought, and we are all taught that early on in life. Somewhere […]

Dealing With Conflict Like It’s a Boiled Egg

| November 15th

DEALING WITH CONFLICT LIKE IT’S A BOILED EGG Too many people think of conflict as a bad word. You should be thinking about it as an opportunity to take advantage of the energy that conflict can create. You should be dealing with conflict like it’s a boiled egg, which I’ll explain more. The reality is […]

How To Resolve Conflict According to Lincoln

| November 5th

On November 9, the movie “Lincoln” opens in theaters. “Lincoln” is directed by Steven Spielberg and stars Daniel Day-Lewis. The movie is receiving great reviews along with much anticipation. As the man who led us through the division of our country, Lincoln is now recognized as a man of many skills, including conflict management. Let’s […]