Conflict management

Most of us avoid conflict, mainly because it makes us feel really uncomfortable, and it can lead to any number of fears coming up in our brains….

But imagine how much easier life would be if you no longer felt the need to avoid situations just in case any conflict arose?

Do it for yourself, not because you 'should'

So you think you want to do something, be something, have something, change something…

Now ask yourself these series of questions (probably easiest if you write down your answers or talk them through with someone else):

Stop avoiding difficult conversations

With 70% of people avoiding difficult conversations and over 90% of employees reporting staying silent in challenging conversations over the last 18 months we really need to think of the personal cost to this avoidance.

There are a huge number of reasons that people avoid difficult conversations, but in the end most of them come down to some kind of fear:

Overcome resistance to change

I write a lot about how the only way to get away from something we don't like is to CHANGE.

But change is really hard!

There are several real reasons why change is hard and they're all down do how our brains are designed.

Avoid Holiday Season Burnout

1. Let go of perfect!

✘ Perfect is such hard work, takes so much extra effort and adds even more time pressure

✔ Decide what's "good enough" and do only that

❗ Remember: Done is so much better than perfect!

what is confidence?

Confidence can be hard to define….

In fact, each of us will have a slightly different perspective...

We are all individuals after all!

Read on for my perspective on what confidence is, and what it is not.

Do you agree?