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Author Archives: Cinnie Noble

CONFLICT RESOLUTION READINESS

So often we embark on a difficult communication or react to a conflict situation by trying to discuss it before the other person is ready. At times, we may not really be ready either but, we are anxious to resolve … Continue reading

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AVOIDING INTERPERSONAL CONFLICT

“Avoidance is the best short-term strategy to escape conflict, and the best long-term strategy to ensure suffering.” Brendon Burchard We all have ways that we manage conflict that we have learned over time. It is often the case that one … Continue reading

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YOU LIKELY PROVOKE OTHERS FROM TIME TO TIME, RIGHT?

I imagine we all do! However, we aren’t necessarily aware of how we do so until it’s too late. Though we are generally aware of the “hot buttons” for our family members and friends and those we come to know … Continue reading

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INTERRUPTING WHEN IN CONFLICT – A NO NO

It is common when we are in conflict, that as our emotions escalate, many of us tend to interrupt more and listen less. We might interrupt for many reasons, including that we want to get heard; we are strongly disagreeing … Continue reading

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THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM

As you likely know, when we use the metaphor – an elephant in the room – we mean there’s an obvious problem about which everyone in the room is fully aware but no one mentions. It may be an important … Continue reading

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