In the last few decades, partners have spent countless hours trying to “work out problems.” Yet over and over again they often come up against a major roadblock: they just don’t see things the same way. No matter how long they talk and how hard they try, neither ends up feeling really heard and understood.
More than two-thirds of the US population are followers of the Christian faith or one of its subgroups (Evangelical, Protestant, Methodist, etc.). Some people find it comforting to work through conflicts while also relying on the teachings of Jesus and the Bible. This blog post outlines some teachings and related Bible passages.
Conflict is part of life. It is only when we as family members don’t have the skills to move through conflict that it becomes a problem. If you find yourself revisiting the same issues — “Why can’t you pick up after yourself?”, “Why can’t you help out more with the kids?”, or “Why can’t you two just get along for once?”— you may be living in a cantankerous home environment that has your whole family in the “deep end” of life.
A conflict quotient is the relationship between a person’s tolerance level for conflict and the magnitude of the conflict itself. The modern litigator is much stronger and much more effective when armed with a working philosophy to take into a conflict: they must determine, interpret and apply their own and their client’s conflict quotient. This blog post shows you how.
If you’re always there to solve the problem for them, children will never learn how to problem-solve themselves. Instead of solving their problems for them, teach them how to resolve conflicts. Only after they’ve tried to solve the problem themselves are they allowed to come to you for help. Learn how in this blog post.
We are all very aware that the vast majority of companies prefer to promote from within, especially for the first levels of supervision/management. There are distinct advantages to doing so since the person knows the organization, product, etc. and provides a positive career path for the individual contributor.