What is Inter-Play?

You may play a key role in negotiations at work. You may even enjoy the negotiation process and the give and take. So, after the small talk, how do you get the negotiation underway?

Negotiation is simply a discussion aimed at reaching an agreement. This is often referred to as inter-play. It isn’t something to be […]

What is Inter-Play?2020-03-20T12:46:27-05:00

What About Personality Conflicts?

There can be personality conflicts on teams and at the meetings. Some meetings are like a verbal fist-fight – someone leads with a sarcastic statement, someone responds with an innuendo.

Even though people selected the same industry, interviewed to work in the same organization, personalities might still clash.

Hopefully you have a ground rule that you can […]

What About Personality Conflicts?2020-03-20T12:46:27-05:00

What If Someone Won’t Participate?

Some smart people don’t say much at meetings. They may be shy or timid; and we need them to participate.

There are a number of strategies that help to get people to participate in meetings.

One of the best ways to engage silent members is to ask “What” and “How” questions in their area of expertise, besides […]

What If Someone Won’t Participate?2020-03-20T12:46:28-05:00

What is Storming? [Video Blog]

Shortly after we have formed a team, people start to become more comfortable and confident to engage in conflict. “I think we should go with Plan A.” “Well, I think we should go with Plan B.” This stage of team development is called storming.

Conflict is a healthy sign for a team. Conflict demonstrates that team members trust […]

What is Storming? [Video Blog]2020-03-20T12:46:32-05:00

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