Community and Relationships
January 21, 2012: Research shows that companies that flourish have a 2.9:1 positive comments to negative. And research shows marriages that thrive have
When we spend our time judging others and talking about others, we lose the real opportunity, to learn more about ourselves.
A key to working through conflict is to understand we make up stories about what is going on. The stories are influenced by our experience.
Enhancing the quality of our conversations, can enhance the quality of our relationships. The program is derived from a book entitled, Crucial Conversations.
When we are hooked by other's judgments, it is an opportunity to learn more about ourselves.
Is it naive to believe in the inherent goodness of humans?
In our culture we tend to focus on "stuff" and miss the beauty of the spaces. And forget it is not so much about what you do, but how you do it.
Storytelling can bridge our differences. If we move beyond our different conclusions and explore each other's stories, we may find a way through.
Much that we experience in organizations (and in any human system) is predictable not personal. Using the work of Barry Oshry, we might have more understanding, be more forgiving and t