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It’s Going to Take Work: Learn How to Develop A Healthy Approach to Dealing with Conflict

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It’s Going to Take Work: Learn How to Develop A Healthy Approach to Dealing with Conflict

Conflict is a natural part of human interaction. A healthy approach to conflict leads to greater understanding of one another and more creative problem solving. An unhealthy approach to conflict leads to wounded egos and frustration. 

When we understand our individual styles of dealing with conflict we can begin to understand how we can approach it; we can also then identify whether it is within our ability to solve or is too volatile or complex for a resolution.

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When It Comes to Performance Issues, Know How to Give Feedback

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When It Comes to Performance Issues, Know How to Give Feedback

There are four communication skills that are fundamental to any type of effective consulting: neutral observation, feedback, active listening, and exploratory inquiry. Together, they offer a formidable method of communication that can facilitate improvement in processes, in interpersonal relations, and in group dynamics.

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5 Tips for How Employers Can Approach Layoffs Positively

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5 Tips for How Employers Can Approach Layoffs Positively

Letting people go is always difficult, and laying employees off during the current economic downturn is especially stressful given that jobs in many areas are scarce and that many companies simply cannot afford to provide severance packages or job placement services. What you can do, though, is approach a layoff with a practical attitude that includes understanding and appropriate, actionable advice.

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