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Creating An Environment Incompatible with Violence - Book Excerpt

Creating An Environment Incompatible with Violence - Book Excerpt Chapter 3

 

 

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Chapter 3

Creating an environment that  is incompatible with emotional and physical violence 

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”– William James, philosopher and father of American psychology

In an analysis of 1.4 million Glassdoor reviews about company culture from people who have left their jobs, researchers Charlie and...

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Understanding Workplace Violence on a Deeper Level - Book Excerpt

Ending Lateral Violence - Chapter 2 Featured Image

 

 

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Chapter 2

Understanding Workplace violence on a deeper level 

No one wants to recognize (or admit) that they are a victim (of anything), so we often fail to identify certain behaviors as victimizing. But no matter how we personally understand and define lateral violence, bullying, abuse, discrimination, or harassment, it is time to expand...

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Alter Your Reality - Confidence In Conflict Book Excerpt

Confidence in Conflict for Everyday Life Chapter 1 Graphic

Enjoy this excerpt from one of our published books.

Chapter 1

Alter your reality:

How to accept and anticipate conflict
Overview: F airy tales, Hollywood and Disney hijack our expectations for relationships. The fact is, conflict is present in our everyday lives. In this chapter, you will discover why anticipating and managing your aggravators is the first crucial step in holding your emotions...
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Causes Of Emotional and Physical Violence

Causes Of Emotional and Physical Violence

If you have been following this blog, you are probably quite familiar with Vistelar’s structured methodology for effectively managing conflict so it doesn’t escalate to emotional or physical violence.

What you may not be familiar with is our explanation of the causes of conflict that’s the basis for the non-escalation, de-escalation, and crisis management tactics we teach.

Background

The...

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Apply This Rarely-Used Listening Tactic To Clearly Demonstrate Empathy

Apply This Rarely-Used Listening Tactic To Clearly Demonstrate Empathy

When was the last time you took a listening class? If you are like most people, the answer is probably never.

During my eight years of post-secondary education and my 30+ years working in the corporate world, I know I never had any listening training. I received training on almost every imaginable topic (and some that were unimaginable), but never listening.

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