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Self-Esteem: What Am I Thinking?

Your job probably has many facets. You may feel like you do mental gymnastics all day long. Sometimes you’re trying to learn something new, next you’re trying to solve problems, and sometimes you’re trying to dream up new ideas.

Your self-concept and self-esteem have a significant impact on your cognitive, learning, or thinking style. […]

Self-Esteem: What Am I Thinking?2018-08-07T12:12:31+00:00

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution: Is It Competition or Cooperation?

We live and work in a somewhat competitive society. We love a good contest. We love to win. But sometimes I just feel like being more cooperative than competitive. Are cooperative intentions a weakness?

Often conflict situations create an “us against them” atmosphere. It feels like a competitive event rather than a cooperative engagement.   […]

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution: Is It Competition or Cooperation?2018-06-11T09:17:02+00:00

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution: Should I Listen First?

We often think we have more power when we talk. We believe we can persuade people with our carefully crafted language. Sometimes we believe if we tell them what we want upfront, the will accommodate our wishes quickly.

Should we talk first, or should we listen first?

I have a brother that is a doctor. […]

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution: Should I Listen First?2018-06-11T09:04:38+00:00

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution: What Should Be My Strategy?

It’s hard not to get competitive when we get into conflict situations and negotiation settings.

We want to win. We often keep score. Sometimes the negotiation ends abruptly, and sometimes it goes on and on and on. What should be our strategy? It depends.

There are six strategies to conflict resolution – Win/Win – Win/Lose […]

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution: What Should Be My Strategy?2018-06-11T08:49:09+00:00

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution: What Should Be My Approach?

We try to be very prepared for negotiations. We carefully craft the language concerning how we’re going to introduce our ideas and desires. But sometimes, conflict situations come out of nowhere.

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could say, “Wait, please give me some time to get prepared.” When it comes to negotiation and […]

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution: What Should Be My Approach?2018-06-11T08:25:59+00:00
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