Steps 1,2 & 3 for Communicating your needs and goals

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Have you ever initiated a difficult conversation only to realize after it is finished that you didn’t fully talk about the issue that you went there to discuss in the first place? Funny how that can happen…but not so funny how you may have felt afterwards. Confused, rejected and even diminished since you initiated the discussion to talk about something … Read More

Expanding Your Heart in Conflict

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“It’s kind of bittersweet. The human spirit is not measured by the size of the act, but by the size of the heart”                       – Yakov Smirnoff Just imagine for a minute that you want to try and make amends with someone who you are feeling angry towards or you … Read More

5 Destructive Behaviours of Toxic Leaders

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All you need to do is a quick Google search on “Positive Leadership” and “Toxic Leadership” to see what most people are interested in learning more about…     With 264,000,000 Positive Leadership searches versus 29,200,000 Toxic Leadership searches its apparent that we want to focus on the positive aspects of leadership.  As do the researchers, authors, executive coaches and … Read More

10 Behaviours of Transformational Leaders

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There are many types of leadership styles and no shortage of books and courses on the subject.  This post is going to focus on one style called Transformational Leadership for the simple reason that it speaks to people’s heart.   Emotional awareness is a conduit in developing a Transformational Leadership style and aligns perfectly with developing conflict management skills. James … Read More