Stop The Escalation! Stages of Conflict

'Tis the season to be jolly... and yet, nobody can rule out conflicts that flare up around the holidays. I thought it might be of use to list and explain a little the typical stages of conflict¬†escalation, to give you a better idea where you're at, what's coming and how to check yourselves... ūüôā Hopefully, … Continue reading Stop The Escalation! Stages of Conflict

The 4 Steps of Nonviolent Communication

One of my favorite models of oral communication - and one I find very effective for solving personal conflicts - is Marshall Rosenberg's theory¬†of nonviolent communication. The¬†goal of nonviolent communication¬†is to express ourselves authentically and honestly, to listen with empathy and to deal with potential conflict respectfully and considerately. The¬†foundation of nonviolent communication¬†is the willingness … Continue reading The 4 Steps of Nonviolent Communication