I just completed a peacemaking circle facilitator training over the weekend (taught by the wonderful Circle Center of Nashville) and have come out not only energized, and clear (the beauty of the circle process is hearing others perspectives on similar things helps you realize your own thoughts, behaviors and patterns) but much more skilled in … More To Be a Good Listener, You Must Be Present
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Happy New Year! Want to improve your relationships and communication this year? In the 15 years I’ve been studying and teaching communication I’ve come to realize that it’s all about perception. All good communication and relationships start with an accurate perception – a perception about what the person meant by their words &/or actions, i.e., … More What Does Unconscious Bias Have to do With Communication and Relationships?
Conflict Can Be Good Photo by Gratisography on Pexels.com Why does conflict have a negative connotation? Because most people do not encounter the good kind of conflict. Not all conflict is bad. It’s all semantics but what some people call debate or “heated” discussion is what I consider conflict: good conflict. I call that good conflict because … More All Conflict is Not Bad