The Cost of Workplace Conflict

The cost of conflict in the workplace is often a mitigated expense. When I talk with managers about conflict resolution, I get feed back such as, “what you do is so needed in every organization” or “I can think of a number of people right now who could use coaching” and “I wish I was […]

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soaking it all in…

I just thought I’d let you all know (all 2 of you that might possibly read my posts) that I am at the peacemaker ministry conference in Denver, Co. So far it has been fabulous, there is so much wisdom and experience in this hotel it is a bit over welming. I have met many […]

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facing conflict

Someone has hurt, annoyed, spoke bad, or came against you and it is eating at you. Why is it bothering you so much? One reason could be simply, because it stands in the way of having what you want, peace.   Most days we do have peace, but when we come across that one person who […]

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Ill do it different next time…

As we face conflicts we have choices; our fight or flight instincts kick in and we will choose either to turn and run, or face the conflict head on. Running may look like saying, “everything is fine” when in fact the pain of the conflict gnaws in us like a festering splinter under our nail. […]

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Thorns of Our Flesh

What troubles us day to day? Is it our inability to eat right? Is it that we desire to spend more time with God, but don’t? It is that one person at work that seems to make everything unbearable? Our flesh is so weak and these sort of things are just the “thorns” that Paul […]

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Conflict What?!

Since my work focuses around conflict, I thought it was time to address what conflict is. The World English Dictionary defines conflict as:  A state of opposition between ideas, interests, etc; disagreement or controversy. The Bible according to James 4:1 says:  Conflict starts in the heart, “What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they […]

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