How do you perceive conflict at work? Is it your friend or your foe? Are you or your team members scared of dealing with conflict? Or maybe you have an important meeting coming up with a conflict that needs to be dealt with, and you’re anxious to communicate or address your thoughts? This is all normal, and we deal with these conflicts and conversations every day at work and in our personal lives. However, learning to effectively communicate and steer these conversations is a skill that can be mastered. This seed will change your outlook on conflict. Instead of fearing it, you will know exactly why it’s needed at work, and you’ll learn how to effectively navigate all the important “scary” or “risky” conversations that you need to have.
Conflict, Courage, and Conversations: This big C’s dives into understanding conflict and all its different stages and levels. It’s about identifying different types of conflict and learning how to handle all the various situations. Active listening, asking the right questions, creating safety in the room, being mindful of your own emotions and word choice, and challenging those around you to think otherwise are among the many topics that this seed covers. How to have these crucial conversations: building up the courage, signs to look for in other people, preparing ahead of the conversation, and bringing up touchy topics effectively is also covered to make sure you attain all the necessary skills to be a professional in crucial conversations.
All the seeds we offer are targeted bite-sized, robust skill development boosters. No longer than 90 minutes to 2 hours, we support our clients to receive the insights they’re looking for in a modular session, specifically focused on their own context and needs. They fit perfectly in a face-to-face or virtual session.
What you’ll gain:
· A deep understanding of conflict and insights in its psychological foundation
· How to cope with conflict?
· How to courageously communicate your thoughts compassionately?
· Building safety for these crucial conversations
· Active listening and humble inquiry