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Interconnectedness and Social Distancing

Has almost every message you’ve received lately been about COVID 19? I wasn’t going to pile on; however, as the gravity of this global pandemic became clear and the severity of the impact on our daily lives became more dire, I knew it was important to reach out to you and share some perspective from…

March 26, 2020
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The Impact of Negative Self-Talk

Most of the conflict I deal with in my work is interpersonal, maybe even intergroup, but sometimes it’s the conversations with ourselves that have the biggest impact on our interactions in the workplace or at home. We have about 70,000 thoughts per day, and around 85% of those thoughts are negative. That much negativity is…

August 12, 2019
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Solving Conflict Between Employees

Conflict is inevitable, and is a natural aspect of human relationships; however, when that conflict occurs in the workplace, it can be detrimental to the team and the whole organization. Unresolved workplace conflict can have a negative impact on team cohesion, individual mental health, employee productivity, and organization profitability. Some larger companies have an in-house…

July 16, 2019
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Healthy v. Unhealthy Conflict

NEWSLETTER EDITION: JUNE 2019 Many of us are used to the idea that all conflict is bad and has negative results. In the United States, we’ve been conditioned to think that all arguments, regardless of topic, tone, or setting, are to be avoided. However, not all conflict is unhealthy. There is such a thing as…

July 2, 2019
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Mediation Services

There are a variety of specialties that fall under the umbrella of mediation services. Some of them are topical and address a specific field, such as healthcare; others are tools that are used by mediators in the course of their work, such as neutral evaluations. This article is meant to take a brief look at…

June 25, 2019
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Featured by the Jeff Miller Consulting Alliance Newsletter

I’m thrilled that my blog, “Workplace Conflict and Tone of Voice”, was featured in the May newsletter of the Jeff Miller Consulting Alliance

May 16, 2019
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