Category Archives: Conflict Coaching

Difficult Conversations, Different Races, and Life Fertilizer

If you disagree with someone, how do you know when to rip off the band-aid or when to make a constructive criticism sandwich? People who rip off band-aids are always blunt and to the point with their ideas, whereas our … Continue reading

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Activating Your Communication RADAR™

Are you afraid of giving criticism to others? Could you learn to better craft, interpret, and evaluate messages during performance feedback sessions? Would you like to be calm, objective, and open to criticism during performance feedback sessions? MCS, LLC has … Continue reading

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Check My Attitude? You’re the One with the Problem…

The following scenario recently happened to a good friend. How would you have responded? My good friend Josh is a very successful banker working for one of the largest banks in the country. He worked his way up the corporate … Continue reading

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Friendship, LLC

How do people navigate the tricky boundary of mixing friendship and business? Most people say that you should never do business with your friends or your family. That mentality is captured in the old proverb, “Blood’s thicker than water, but … Continue reading

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The Complexity of “Focus”

I was recently speaking with a client who was having problems at work and during social life. The problems were a symptom of some severe anxiety and constant self-consciousness regarding her physical appearance. She had built up several issues in her … Continue reading

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Intrapersonal Communication = The Internal Dialogue

The toughest thing to do is to understand what makes humans tick. People don’t like spending time thinking about the reasons for our actions, and when we are in conflict reflective thinking is even more difficult. All the internal voices … Continue reading

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