Conflict Management

Blame Games: Personal Accountability in the Context of Group Performance

[Listen to the audio version here: https://soundcloud.com/user-31492767/blame-games-jttg-september-2020] Over at Women 2.0, a look at the relationship between finger-pointing and group performance: You’ve got to decide how important winning is to you. Weigh the long-term risk of fracturing team chemistry with the here-and-now threat of losing the current skirmish. This can be particularly-tough when dealing with one-off competitions …

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Conflict Management: Your New Year’s Resolution

Happy New Year, folks. Over at Women 2.0, my latest piece: A cornered person is a dangerous person; allowing outs prevents knock-down-drag-out affairs. Our words have tremendous power. In the digital age, where text is king, there’s no reason to ever distribute communication with the intent of inciting the recipient — -even if it feels good in …

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