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The Fine Art of (Active) Listening

How good are you at listening? Wait – before you answer…really listening. Active listening. Really paying attention to the person speaking. Not thinking about what you are going to say next or about what you’ll have for dinner that evening or about what you did last night. No doubt many of you – when […]

Start with You – the power to change everything

Every achievement ever made started with one single person. Every motion starts with one person deciding to move forward. You got a lot of power to change the world around you and I want to explain how it works. It is actually quite simple. All we need to know is some basics. When it comes […]

Resolving Conflicts with a Coworker – Part III

Read Part I and Part II of our story for background information.

They scheduled another meeting with the team and this time showed that they were in agreement. They collaboratively presented how the project would be managed and reviewed roles and responsibilities with the team.

They are now four months into the project. Their plan […]

Resolving Conflicts with a Coworker – Part II

Read Part I for background information on the story.

Samantha and Eric are meeting. Samantha decided that she would not focus too much on the initial team meeting as she didn’t want Eric to get defensive. She felt that by focusing on the past meeting may not add much value and rather she would focus […]

Resolving Conflicts with a Coworker – Part I

I was talking with a friend the other day (let’s call her Samantha) who was having conflict with a coworker who was recently hired into the organization (let’s call him Eric). Samantha has been in the organization for 3 years and is a project manager. Eric was hired 3 months ago and is also a […]