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Mastering Effective Communication in the Workplace: A Key to Success

Effective communication lies at the heart of every successful workplace. Whether it’s conveying ideas, giving feedback, or collaborating on projects, clear and concise communication is essential for fostering a productive and harmonious work environment and preventing conflict. In today’s fast-paced world, where teams often span across different locations and time zones, mastering the art of…

May 13, 2024
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How to Handle Workplace Conflict with Your Boss

Workplace conflict is stressful and potentially damaging. But when conflict develops between you and your boss, the tension can be amped up significantly. After all, this person has a direct role in the trajectory of your career. Simply put, you and your boss need to be on the same side in order for you to…

April 11, 2024
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10 Key Advantages of Working with a Professional Mediator

In mediation, a neutral third party is brought in to help the disputing parties come to a resolution. The advantage of an outside mediator is that they don’t have a point of view. A mediator comes in with a fresh perspective, akin to a blank canvas. Sometimes an organizational leader or human resources professional is…

March 26, 2024
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Arbitration or Mediation: Which is Right for Me?

Many people confuse arbitration and mediation, and use the words interchangeably, but the two processes are totally distinct, and the goals and processes for each are different. Let’s take a brief look at each of these conflict resolution options and compare them so you can decide which route is best for your situation. What is…

March 19, 2024
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Is a Professional Facilitator Right for Your Corporate Event?

Organizations invest a lot of time and money when they get away from the office for a day or two to focus on long term planning or other crucial needs. You want to make sure this event is successful, and a neutral facilitator will help you do that.  Many factors are involved in a successful…

February 26, 2024
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Listening Effectively to Resolve Conflict

Acquiring ‘good listening skills’ is emphasized in most of our lives in our very first years of school. However, an overly technical approach to this topic can give it a shallow cliché feel. But the art of listening is truly one of the foundational elements of building and maintaining relationships, as well as exercising leadership….

February 14, 2024
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