Positive Conflict…..Does Your Organization Invite the Elephant to the Table?

By Jennifer Card, M.Sc., Impact Coach

The start of the new year is a great time to clean-the-slate by leaning into the difficult conversations that your organization needs to have in order to confront conflict in a constructive way….not only will it help your organization to establish more trust, it will fuel innovation.

How To Talk To A One-Upper Without Losing Your Damn Mind

We all have that friend: the one who one-ups you in conversation every chance they get. Sometimes it’s a co-worker or family member, but what they all have in common is that anything you can do they can do categorically better.

 

The Importance of Communication In a Multi-Generation Organization

Fostering a positive company culture has long been a popular corporate objective. In an effort to remain competitive and attract top talent, organizations are continually offering a plethora of enticing employee benefits and jumping on research trends related to office layouts

Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

From the time we learn to speak, we’re told that if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. While this advice may work for everyday life, it is, as Kim Scott has seen, a disaster when adopted by managers.

How to Train Employees to have Difficult Conversations

It’s time to invest in face-to-face training that empowers employees to have difficult conversations, says Tamekia MizLadi Smith. In a witty, provocative talk, Smith shares a workplace training program called “I’m G.R.A.C.E.D.”

The Little Things That Affect Our Work Relationships

One afternoon a manager we’ll call Kassie sent an email to her teammate, Harrison, explaining why she hadn’t included him in a meeting with a group of company executives earlier that day.

20 Signs You’re Emotionally Mature

However old we might be, none of us is ever quite emotionally mature – but having a list to hand of what maturity consists of might be a way of keeping score and nudging ourselves in the right direction

Speak like a leader

Did you know there is a secret language of leadership that determines who reaches the top in politics and business?