Most people struggle with motivation, but it’s not the only reason we fail to meet our goals. There are six sources of influence — and not all are working to our advantage. What are you missing?
If you’re stuck in an ongoing problem, maybe you’re failing to recognise a conversation you need to have. Here’s how to generate the dialogue that will solve your issue.
Many people are reluctant to speak up when they see a problem, or they speak up so harshly they make the issue worse. These behaviours creep into our organisations, destroying our culture, relationships, and productivity from the inside out. Here’s how:
All of us are stuck somewhere in our lives — personally or professionally — and we’re not getting the results we want. What moves us beyond the dilemma is the ability to hold an effective conversation.
Organisations don’t behave, people do. To find a real, effective solution to your long-time problem, look at who’s involved and consider why they’re really acting that way.
Conflicts are not the fault of one person. It takes interaction to create a real confrontation. Here’s how you might be contributing to the problem.
The amygdala is a part of the brain that stimulates an impulsive response. In a dangerous situation, it can save our lives. In a confrontation, it can ruin the relationship. Here’s what to do about it:
The way confrontations develop isn’t complicated… but it is more than a simple cause-effect relationship. In between our observation and response, an entire path unfolds. Here’s the piece you’re likely missing.
Some of the behaviours we’ve been taught our entire lives are the exact behaviours that keep us from healthy conversations. Are you working towards goals that seem right, but are actually compromising your results?