How to Deal with Conflict when it Arises

  Conflict is inevitable! Unresolved conflict is causing Canadian Organizations billions of dollars a year! Think about how much time you and your employees are losing to avoiding conflict, dealing with outbursts and delaying projects because you are unable to come to a resolution that works. Conflict is challenging! And, if you are like me, you were given many messages in childhood not to make a fuss, to settle down and to just let it go. Addressing it wasn’t an option. As a child, I never witnessed my parents disagree. I was not...

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I am Struggling with Change – Again! Argh!

We all need to be careful that our Comfort Zones don’t become our Constriction Zones!

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Change Can be Difficult to Navigate Through

About a week ago I was driving into Toronto for a meeting on the 400 series highways. I was driving along my merry way making really good time when another driver merged into my lane. Usually, this is no big deal however; this driver was going about half everyone else’s speed. I needed to brake to let him in and put my 4-way blinkers on so I wouldn’t get rear-ended. I patiently waited for him to get into the slower lanes which didn’t happen. This situation got me thinking about corporate change and how some executives and managers see...

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5 Strategies for Change – Love or Hate It, It IS Happening

As an Executive Coach, I’m consistently working with change – they call me a change agent. The word “change” is enough to put some people into a panic. The challenge is that change is coming at a very fast pace. Our challenge is to find a means to maneuver through it. Here are 5 tips to assist you: Take time to DIS-connect. Shut off your phone, ignore your emails and take some time just for you. We often get caught up reading our emails and responding when it’s time to relax and be fully with family and friends. Give yourself...

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