Category Archives: conflict

Is the Problem or Solution Really "Conflict Management"?

“Can you do a workshop on Conflict Management?” How many times, over the years, have I been asked this question? Too many to count. I don’t get asked much any more because people no longer see me as merely a … Continue reading

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Four Questions Every Team Must Address

There are four key questions a team must address and continually review, iteratively and in sequence, to improve the ability to work together effectively, to be more innovative, and to improve performance. These questions expose key problems and point toward … Continue reading

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Make Peace to Have Peace

In the Appalachian backcountry of West Virginia and Kentucky, during the post Civil War 1800s along the Tug Fork River, lived two families named Hatfield and McCoy who began a feud that would last more than 100 years. Legend tells … Continue reading

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