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Leadership and Business Management Articles by Priority Learning: Conflict

The Price of Incivility
As a new member of the Priority Learning team, I have the great opportunity to participate in almost every workshop series we offer. Two weeks ago, in the Facilitators and Leaders Series, our assignment was to choose one of three topics to research and present. One of the topics to...
In a recent conversation, a good friend mentioned that she and her team had attended a workshop regarding Microaggression. She and I are both Human Resources managers, she is based in Tucson and I am here in Maine, but the term was not one with which I was familiar....
Conflict Sweet Conflict
"An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind." Mahatma Gandhi When's the last time you were in a really heated argument? I mean a name-calling, heritage-insulting, spit-flying kind of disagreement? For most of us, this is not a regular event. If it has ever happened...
Civility in the Workplace (part 3 of 3) The Benefits and Results of an organization who insists on Civility in the Workplace
The last newsletter I wrote about was what it looks like when companies insist that part of each employee's job is to be civil and respectful in the workplace. The following were the key points from in the abridged version from the last article: Insist as a...
Civility in the Workplace (part 2 of 3) - What It Looks Like When Companies Insist That Part Of Each Employee's Job Is To Be Civil And Respectful In The Workplace
Last month I talked about the overall cost of the "lack" of civility in the workplace and gave you the reasons for it and some possible overall on this link if you missed it. This month I’d like to elaborate on some ideas that have helped others to be more...
Civility in the Workplace (part 1 of 3) - What all businesses and organizations should know about and how the bottom line is affected
There are some extraordinary percentages of US employees in the workplace who think incivility is on the rise. When you combine all the categories of incivility (from taking credit of others’ ideas and accomplishments to being physically abusive to others), you can image in this day of tightening belts...
Conflict Styles
The idea of conflict will make some people shutter at the thought, while others smile and give you the inevitable comment "I love a great argument!" In our personal and work lives conflict is there and it is inevitable. Great ideas and some soured relations come out of conflict. With...

The Leadership Maker

By Ralph Twombly

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  • Dunning Kruger Effect

    Dunning Kruger Effect

    n the field of psychology, the Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people of low ability have illusory superiority and mistakenly assess their cognitive ability as greater than it is.

  • The language of leading through caring (part II)

    The language of leading through caring (part II)

    Here are 15 Perspectives from my living ,leading, and learning from-organizations/ individuals who flourished.

  • Why does a flourishing organization matter?

    Why does a flourishing organization matter?

    When employees flourish the company develops a competitive advantage. Employees who are engaged, committed to each other, committed to the success of the company, provide better results better than their competitors.

  • Peer Communication and Care

    Peer Communication and Care

    Often neglected and seldom really understood, consider the power of caring for and communicating with peers.

  • Communications That Can Enhance your Relationships

    Communications That Can Enhance your Relationships

    Communicating up is good for your career and for your development as a leader. When the communication pattern with your leader is strong, you will both benefit.

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