Dealing with different personalities at work

One of the main causes of conflict is conflict are the different personalities at work. In this blog, I’ll explain the four major personality types and reveal where the natural areas of disagreement are and give you some practical quick tips to reduce the natural friction & conflict that exists between the personality types. When…

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Workplace Trust- Are you vulnerable with your team?

We all know that workplace trust in teams is a fundamental for their success.  But what does trust really imply?  Here Patrick Lencioni, best-selling author, consultant and expert on building winning teams, discusses the importance of workplace trust and the difference between predictive trust and vulnerability based trust within a company.   One of my…

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Gossip at work is like an untreated infection!!

Unresolved conflicts and gossip at work are like untreated infections. The longer they are left alone, the more difficult they become to eliminate, and the harder they are to heal.  Everything from passive aggressive notes left on refrigerator doors to  interactions between employees which create divisions and make everyone feel uncomfortable create an unhealthy work environment. …

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How to mend a relationship after the argument is over.

Ever wonder how to mend a relationship after an argument is over? You have settled down and have taken responsibility for your part in the fight but you might not be aware of how your co-worker, employee or boss is feeling. Read these important tips below on how to mend a relationship after an argument…

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Manage conflict in a group by using Ground Rules

To manage conflict with a group or team, we must be able to put some kind of consistant structure or ground rules into place. Many good leaders and managers forget to do this and end up with some very unproductive meetings. To work together effectively, team members must be able to seek the best solution…

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