CONFLICT RESOLUTION & RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT...
Appropriate Resolutions for life’s relationships.
Conflict Resolution & Relationship Management Principles (Follow links to your chosen title below or use the navigation-bar at the bottom of each page.)
The 4 Pillars of Conflict & Relationship; replace conflict supports with relationship foundations
CONFLICT IS ABOUT THE APES©… … IGNORE THEM AT YOUR OWN RISK …
DECIDE WHAT YOU WANT THE ‘FUTURE’ RELATIONSHIP TO LOOK AND FEEL LIKE... … then make it happen.
LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP……envision your options and plan your actions!
SHIFT FROM JUDGEMENT TO CURIOSITY… if you want to resolve conflicts effectively*.
Clarity, clarity, clarity…in words, actions, intent, and expectations if you want to resolve conflicts effectively!
APOLOGIZE, DON’T RATIONALIZE: It’s not giving up power, it's about sharing power and building bridges.
PRACTICE PATIENCE… … your mission if you care about having functioning relationships!
ANGER: Let it go, forgive, and move on PLUS a dozen tips that can help you deal with anger and defensiveness.
Remain Curious… the answers might tell you what you need to know to resolve!
6 Steps Down Resolution Road… when you decide the relationship is worth the effort.
LET'S MAKE A D*E*A*L*…Your first decision, if you want to resolve conflicts, collaboratively!
STOP, LOOK, and LISTEN: 3 little words which will make a difference.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION METHODS, make the choice which fits for you; a humorous interlude!
RESISTANCE to any idea or solution means the other(s) believe their needs won’t be satisfied...
COMMUNICATION ‘SPEED-BUMPS’ … an opportunity for relationship maintenance
Dispute Resolution Methods... An ironic and humorous look at options.
SAY WHAT YOU MEAN and MEAN WHAT YOU SAY! Communicating for understanding ,
Please visit again as I’ll be adding additional Conflict Tips and Relationship Guides each month. Thank you.
‘How-to’ opportunities when differences surface between you and others. Previously published in the RESOLVER©, these tips and guides written by Joseph Ravick (except as specifically attributed) will hopefully serve as ready options and opportunities when you’re challenged with conflicts and relationship speed-bumps and at home, at work, and everywhere in-between.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
ABOUT Conflict... What conflicts look like…
Disputes … WHAT DO DISPUTES LOOK LIKE, and how do people react or respond when conflicts escalate into disputes? (the many faces of conflict),.
CONFLICT RESOLUTION TIPS AND GUIDELINES: Strategies and behaviours for you to apply when in conflict.
CONFLICT CHRONICLES: Original stories by Joseph Ravick with a common theme. The chronicles feature real-life conflicts describing the people, their relationships, and the outcomes which they experienced whether they liked it or not.