Why we can’t have effective conversations when we are upset

We are undeniably, collectively feeling emotionally stretched. The pandemic, racial reckoning, climate change, global political polarization and a challenging labour market has many of us feeling stretched like elastic bands, ready to snap. We find ourselves in reactive mode and our emotions may be closer to the surface. A disagreement happens at work or home, …

“Women typically get less staff and less funding, but these negotiation tactics can help”

KIRA VERMOND, SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 2, 2021 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-women-typically-get-less-staff-and-less-funding-but-these-negotiation/ Does the prospect of negotiating for resources for your team intimidate you or invigorate you? Are you conscious of gender and equity gaps in influence in your organization? Do you think about negotiation strategically? Is it something you can practice and gain aptitude …

The Happy Lawyer Podcast: Illuminating issues of mental health, attrition, and the advancement of women in law

Catherine Shearer chats with  Cherolyn Knapp about all things conflict and conflict resolution including: Why she left private practice for dispute resolution How conflict exists with all relationships Why conflict seems negative The types of conflict personalities How to use conflict resolution skills This 58 minute episode aired April 30, 2021. Link to the podcast episode …

Is your team ready to manage workplace conflict in the COVID19 new normal?

Do your teams have the skills to deal with conflict at work in the era of COVID-19? This practical, cost-effective half-day workshop will equip your team with tools they can use immediately to handle new types of conflict, reducing stress for your employees and clients alike. Workers are returning the office, workplaces that had closed …