Our century is permanently presenting paradoxical situations. Thanks to Globalization, the economical vicissitudes of Gambia can produce a decided influence in Bolivia. Even though the growth of the communication media is undeniable, people feel increasingly alone.…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on November 24, 2015 at 10:23pm — No Comments
The Texas Conflict Coach® Blog Talk Radio program announces "The Best of 2015"
"During the month of December, please enjoy these previously recorded shows...The Best of 2015. We will return live every Tuesday night beginning…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on November 23, 2015 at 10:34pm — No Comments
There are “things that don’t scale” many organizations avoid doing when they reach a certain size.
Leaders in those organizations (who may have begun bravely desiring to commit to doing those things) abandon the “things that don’t scale” as other interests begin to attract their attention (see Google here) and as other constituencies demand…Continue
Added by Jesan Sorrells on October 29, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
When the conflict needle moves at the top of the organizational hierarchy, it doesn’t always translate to changes at the bottom of the organizational funnel.
This is due to three reasons:
Added by Jesan Sorrells on October 27, 2015 at 11:31pm — No Comments
Much is made in the Western world of the importance of an apology.
When we start out as children—and our world is starkly black and white—apology comes, not from inside of us, but from outside of us. It is a statement we are compelled to say to others when we hurt them, under…Continue
Added by Jesan Sorrells on October 16, 2015 at 8:51pm — No Comments
In many organizations, the anticipated fear of doing something that might not work when resolving a conflict outweighs the anticipated benefits of taking a risk and resolving a conflict in a new way.
This anticipated fear shows up in four areas.
Added by Jesan Sorrells on October 14, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Brāv is a new way for people of any age to find a solution to bullying, violence, and conflict. Find out why this is so important and join our guest, Remi Alli to learn how to…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on October 14, 2015 at 12:03pm — No Comments
Effective conflict management should be a consistently pursued leadership competency in all organizations.
Often though, it’s not even pursued.
Or, even worse when it is pursued, it’s relegated to attending a one off workshop, or seminar over a weekend with little to no follow-up. Neither of…Continue
Added by Jesan Sorrells on October 12, 2015 at 12:38pm — No Comments
Brāv is a new way for people of any age to find a solution to bullying, violence, and conflict. Find out why this is so important and join our guest, Remi Alli to learn how to settle family, school, and…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on October 6, 2015 at 10:32pm — No Comments
When children enter this world, the adults greeting them have many assumptions already in place about their future. If the child has a penis, projections about masculinity-driven biological and societal experiences prevail, if the child does not have a penis, a…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on September 29, 2015 at 11:11pm — No Comments
As our children grow, they naturally push for more control over their own lives. Growing independence and natural curiosity may bring them to question why the family believes what we believe. They might even reach the point of changing or abandoning beliefs held dear. How do we,…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on September 15, 2015 at 11:24pm — No Comments
With even more Millennials and young people between the ages of 18 and 34 returning home to live with older parents, there are all kinds of issues that arise around expectations, assumptions and stages of life.
According to a recent Fortune Magazine article, the share of younger adults living at home has increased from 24% to 26% over the last 5 years, while the…
Added by Patricia M Porter on September 8, 2015 at 10:54pm — No Comments
The Texas Conflict Coach® Blog Talk Radio program announces our September series focused on Courageous Conversations Parents Need to Have with Their Children...Adult Children Included.
The following episodes will air every Tuesday from 5:00-5:30 pm PST/7:00-7:30 pm CST/ 8:00-8:30 pm…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on August 29, 2015 at 11:21pm — No Comments
Have you ever been called a "slut"? If so, how did you feel? Whether you are sexually active or not the term can be hurtful and embarrassing. If you’re a parent of a teen,…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on August 27, 2015 at 10:06am — No Comments
From top Corporate business woman, to internationally acclaimed author, Anita Telle talks to us about how her child being bullied, changed her and her son’s life as well as the lives of many people from around the world. She has a mission: To teach acceptance and…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on August 4, 2015 at 11:12pm — No Comments
The Texas Conflict Coach® Blog Talk Radio program announces our "Back to School" series.
The following episodes will air every Tuesday from 5:00-5:30 pm PST/7:00-7:30 pm CST/ 8:00-8:30 pm EST.
To participate, go to the designated…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on July 31, 2015 at 1:08am — No Comments
Persons aged 65 and older are the fastest growing part of the population, and many families confront sometimes difficult decisions about care-giving, housing, health care, estate planning, and end of life planning for aging parents and other family members. Bob…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on June 16, 2015 at 11:34pm — No Comments
Louise and William's new book, Being Relational, details seven ways of being in relation to others that capture the heart and soul of all that is self-help, grounded in method, and supported by relational conflict theory and brain…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on June 9, 2015 at 11:40pm — No Comments
Like many conflict resolution or ADR professionals who start as a mediator, it doesn’t take long before a mediator doing workplace cases in one organization begins to wonder about the organization’s culture, communication, or leadership skills. “If only the organization had better practices, the mediation (or coaching or training or group facilitation) wouldn’t be needed”,…Continue
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