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Category Archives: Conflict Coaching

Finding a Remedy When in Conflict

“Don’t find fault. Find a remedy.” (Henry Ford) While Henry Ford’s quote might well apply to making cars and running a business, it also has application to our interpersonal disputes when one of the common things many of us do … Continue reading

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Don’t Look Where You Fall

You may have heard the African proverb “Don’t look where you fall, but where you slipped”. In a similar vein, I recently posted a similar sentiment on Instagram (@cinnien) that read “I’ve learned so much from my mistakes. I’m thinking … Continue reading

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Line in the Sand

You have likely heard the metaphor about drawing a line in the sand, and might have used it yourself to set boundaries. For instance, if someone asks you to do something that’s antithetical to your values you might respond that … Continue reading

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One Step at a Time After Conflict

One of the things I observe about some conflict management coaching clients is a tendency to try to resolve their disputes too quickly. I’ve done this myself and found that such attempts can often backfire. This is even if those … Continue reading

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Speaking the Truth When in Conflict

One of the reasons many of us back away from conflict or yield to the other person is because we fear our truth – the truth of what we have to say and are feeling – will hurt the other … Continue reading

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