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Category Archives: Conflict Coaching

Facing the Conflict

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” ~ James Baldwin The notion that we have the ability to change someone (such as their personality, their needs, their values, their core … Continue reading

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THE NEED TO PROVE RIGHTNESS

This quote refers to a common phenomenon for many of us when we are in conflict and the need to be right trumps the possibility of accepting another perspective. Considering alternative ideas as legitimate, backing down, being okay with acknowledging … Continue reading

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APOLOGY RIGHT – NOT APOLOGY LITE

So much is written and discussed in the field of conflict management about the importance of apologies to help people resolve their interpersonal disputes and move on. On the other hand, many commentators in the legal world express the perspective … Continue reading

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Asking for Help When in Conflict

Pooh is a lot smarter than I am. I admit – I am reticent to ask for help when I am going through a bad time – including an interpersonal or (for that matter) an internal conflict. Truthfully, I seem … Continue reading

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Changing a Conflict’s Ending

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” ~ C.S. Lewis This is one of those timeless quotes that applies to so many aspects of our lives – and … Continue reading

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