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I was born in a country where there was a easy and simple ways to make money civil war and it doesn’t rain much, so the idea of “teambuilding” in a semi-military fashion, involving physical hardship and lots of mud has never appealed. Those extreme sport away days can be a journey into easy and simple ways to make money the self. But honestly? You could discover more about yourself and your limitations in easy and simple ways to make money the coaching room, where more could happen in less time

Awareness of how you really feel when put under pressure, not how you think you feel. Awareness of how the group works – or fails to work – when under pressure. And I want to make visible the elements of group easy and simple ways to make money behaviour that are not noticed, or not valued, in the hub bub of everyday work. I specialize with working with knowledge professionals

No. But then what would? Team building design should ideally incorporate follow up – buddy systems, feedback loops and coaching. And lots and lots of conscious effort to build on easy and simple ways to make money the experience of the “event” to build lasting habits. If your team looks like the one above when they’re de-briefing their errors and omissions, you’ve done a great job.

Conflict. What comes to mind when you read that word? How do you feel about conflict? Almost every team I’ve ever worked with comes to me asking for help easy and simple ways to make money with both uncovering unvoiced conflict and strategies for dealing more easy and simple ways to make money effectively with conflict when it arises. The way we deal with conflict – ignoring it, running away from it, confronting it – is a reflection of our early programming. We bring our family of origin to work

The way we respond to power and group dynamics are easy and simple ways to make money echoes – sometimes very loud ones – of those we find in our family. Indeed, our notion of leadership and what makes a team will easy and simple ways to make money also come from our earliest experiences of power and notions easy and simple ways to make money of “fitting in.” similarly with conflict. We learn how to manage conflict by watching how those easy and simple ways to make money around us deal with it

Perhaps we had one parent who was quick to verbalise easy and simple ways to make money disagreement, who might be quick to anger, acting out strong convictions of being right? Perhaps our other parent would be the oil on troubled easy and simple ways to make money water, quick to agree, eager to bring down the tension? Or perhaps we had parents of the same type – two “shouters” or two avoiders? In any of these cases, how many of us were able to witness on a easy and simple ways to make money regular basis resolution of difference? Very often we might see our parents disagree – but what kind of process did they use to come easy and simple ways to make money back to a common understanding? What we don’t understand controls us

Not understanding how to resolve conflict gives the very notion easy and simple ways to make money of conflict great power. “in most organisations, managers and employees have learnt to sweep conflicts under the easy and simple ways to make money rug in hopes that they will go away. As a result, they have developed cultures that encourage people to NOT fully easy and simple ways to make money communicate what they really want and settle for partial solutions easy and simple ways to make money or no solutions at all. Denying the existence of our conflicts does not make them easy and simple ways to make money disappear, but simply gives them greater covert power.” ~ “resolving conflicts at work” kenneth cloke & joan goldsmith I like to use the image of a easy and simple ways to make money bucket. Every time we don’t speak openly – to either raise a point of disagreement or recognition – a drop falls into the bucket. In no time at all, that bucket fills up and it’s only when it overflows, that the problem is acknowledged. That’s frequently when I am invited in to help. The first step in changing anything, is awareness

By understanding what goes on in our brains, we can see the true consequences of our responses to easy and simple ways to make money conflict or our fear of conflict. Our amygdala is the air traffic control system for information easy and simple ways to make money we receive. The information can go one of two ways. It can direct traffic towards survival mode or towards competence easy and simple ways to make money – towards our “old brain” or our neo-frontal cortex, our new brain. However, this control system hasn’t been upgraded for centuries and has a hard time easy and simple ways to make money distinguishing between real survival needs (that lion is going to eat me) and imagined survival (what would happen if I speak up in a meeting?) as you can see, we lose an awful lot of great stuff when our easy and simple ways to make money amygdala – which tends to be on the over-cautious side – chooses survival. As a coach and consultant, it’s easy to spot the survival signs – there’s lots of water in that bucket. People have stopped talking to each other properly – so there is an absence of regular feedback and recognition easy and simple ways to make money and there is an absence of creativity and helpful conflict. Jargon and process goes up, listening goes down. Meetings become more common, decisions less so. Trust is low, which triggers more survival thinking

The good news is that with the right kind of easy and simple ways to make money guidance and training, where all sides can feel safe and accepted, new habits can be formed. It does require skilled training and lots and lots of easy and simple ways to make money practice. The thing is, as margeret heffernan says – and I can attest to – when people get good at conflict it’s anything but scary. It’s exhilarating and creative and trust generating. I never tire of seeing the relief on my clients’ faces when they say “that wasn’t nearly as bad as I thought it was going easy and simple ways to make money to be.”

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