Category Archives: conflict coaching

There is no failure, only feedback

It’s true! The presupposition that there is no such thing as failure, only feedback is central to our ability to learn. It opens up neural pathways and you will find that you are more open to leaning if you accept … Continue reading

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Part 2 of: Are you really listening . . . or are you just waiting for your turn to talk?

So in my previous blog, I talked about how powerful learning somebody else’s language can be. In this blog, I’d like to talk about modalities(1) – or how we use our senses to operate in the world. Understanding modalities increases … Continue reading

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Are you really listening . . . or are you just waiting for your turn to talk? Part 1 of a series http://wp.me/p2RtF1-7o

“One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears — by listening to them.” Dean Rusk I was coaching ‘Paul’ recently,  who was new to post but losing confidence and feeling isolated. I was asked to work … Continue reading

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Avoid conflict; communicate, communicate, communicate!

I was recently returning from a fabulous day out in London. To cut a long story short, it took 4 hours and 4 trains to take a 50 minute journey that is usually undertaken by one train. Everyone was getting … Continue reading

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When you’re at the edge of a cliff, sometimes progress is a step backwards

“You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist” — Indira Gandhi During my career, I have supported colleagues and employers through a variety of conflict, dispute and grievance situations. Some fairly simple, which were quick and easy to resolve. Some … Continue reading

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