In this seminar, you'll learn how to handle every difficult situation with poise and confidence. Discover how to keep unmanaged conflicts, disagreements and out-of-control emotions from harming your important working and personal relationships. One day. Keywords: webinar, webinars, virtual learning, online learning. Fee per person: $89
In this seminar, you'll learn how to handle every difficult situation with poise and confidence. Discover how to keep unmanaged conflicts, disagreements and out-of-control emotions from harming your important working and personal relationships.
Program hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Conflict management strategies that work
- Not all disagreements have to end in arguments—you'll learn proven strategies for constructive resolutions
- How to respond to someone who gives you "compliments"
that sound more like insults
- The 6-step approach to win-win conflict resolution
- How to separate the 2 sides of every conflict—people and issues—and deal with each effectively
- Putting yourself in their shoes—how empathic listening helps you see both sides of the disagreement
- Practicing everyday conflict resolution skills
- 8 critical mistakes successful conflict managers never make
- Overcoming your personal stumbling blocks to agreement
- How to turn the points of disagreement into a framework for resolution
- How your personality affects the way you deal with conflict
- Choosing a conflict management style that fits the situation
- Conflict as a positive motivator: 7 benefits of a well-managed crisis
- Dealing with the 4 most common sources of conflict that lead to disagreements
Getting a grip on your own anger and emotions
- Accepting responsibility for your anger: You become angry, no one makes you angry
- How to understand what's really bugging you
- Chronic anger—recognizing the physical symptoms that warn when enough is enough
- How the appropriate expression of anger is a necessary step to resolving conflict
- Expressing yourself without accusation, sarcasm or hostility
- Graceful "exit lines" that allow you to postpone a confrontation until your emotions are under control
- 7 steps you can take to experience your feelings without acting them out
- Assertiveness, the anger antidote: How to ask for what you need—and get it
- How to stop playing old "hurt tapes"
in your mind and substitute positive esteem-building images
- How to avoid tears when you're really angry—and what to do if you can't
- Safe ways to blow off steam without venting it on people
- "What's this really about?" How to get to the root of a problem instead of just battling the symptoms
- Recognizing how anger acts as a defense against feelings you don't want to feel
How to respond to others' anger
- How to validate someone's anger without fanning the flames
- One sure-fire way to let the situation cool down before trying to resolve it
- Avoiding words that act as "emotional triggers" when you're dealing with someone who's upset
- How to respond to a put-down without losing your temper
- How to quickly de-escalate an emotional confrontation with a boss or co-worker
- When confronting an angry person head-on may spell disaster
- How honesty and understanding will help you keep your cool when dealing with an out-of-control person
- Effective strategies for defusing an escalating argument
- How to make sure you're not "asking for"
the very behavior from others you find hard to handle
Conflict communication skills
- How to overcome the feeling that negative feedback is a personal attack
- When negative feedback is justified: How to acknowledge your mistake without overapologizing
- The real differences between how men and women handle feedback and what we can learn from each other
- Idiolects, dialects, registers and genderlects: The surprising differences—and similarities—between how men and women communicate
- How to turn negative self-talk into positive affirmations
- How to recognize the difference between valid feedback and a personal put-down
- The common false assumptions about the differences between male and female communication styles
- How to avoid the 8 most common pitfalls to giving negative feedback
- A 4-step approach to delivering feedback that's specific, nonaccusatory and gets results
- Dismissing the belief that "criticism" and "disapproval"
- How to address a chronic disagreement and arrive at a mutually acceptable action plan for resolution
- When positive strokes may be more effective than negative feedback in changing an undesirable behavior
- How you can reduce day-to-day hassles by establishing positive relationships with chronically difficult people
How to take care of yourself
- Weaving family, friends and co-workers into an emotional support system
- Relaxation skills you can master to control stress and relieve tension
- How to handle rejection and still feel good about yourself
- Setting your limits—how to say "
without generating anger or guilt
- What to do when your body says "fight or flight"
but neither is called for
- Getting rid of your fantasies of retribution that can do you more harm than the person you're mad at
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Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received up to five business days before the workshop are refundable, minus a registration service charge, which you may apply toward any future workshop. After that, cancellations are subject to the entire workshop fee, which you may also apply toward a future workshop. Please note that if you don’t cancel and don’t attend, you are still responsible for payment. Substitutions may be made at any time.
Quote From Past Participants:
"This seminar not only confirmed my 'weak points,' but also helped me move into positive action to strengthen my areas that need attention." - JRL Enterprises, Inc.
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