The Rush to Find a Solution to a Conflict Situation

Last week, we delivered a 2-day mediation skills course to very senior managers at a well-known organisation in London. It was a great course, with delegates who were intelligent, self-reflective, engaged and willing to learn new skills that will help them to resolve workplace conflict situations more effectively in the future. What strikes me when […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 26 November 2015 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust wins award for their ‘Facilitated Conversations’ Service

It was lovely to hear that one of our clients, Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust, has won an award for staff health and wellbeing. The Trust employs over 5,500 staff across three counties, and is one of the biggest providers of NHS community healthcare in the UK. In 2013, Consensio was commissioned to provide […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 12 November 2015 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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The power of openness in workplace mediation

I have been reflecting on a recent workplace mediation I facilitated. The parties’ relationship was transformed through mediation, and I have been trying to work out how the mediation process helped. Prior to mediation, the two parties were not able to talk to each other without the presence of a third person, and they were […]

Category: Blog | Wednesday 28 October 2015 | Author: Anna Shields
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Conflict Management with the Mad Men

It’s been an exciting week at Consensio, as we ran an event with Ogilvy at the London HR Connection, called ‘Conflict Management with the Mad Men’ on Tuesday. Ross Bartlett, Head of Learning & Development at Ogilvy, one of the world’s largest international advertising agencies, spoke about his innovative management development programme, which is accredited by […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 8 October 2015 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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The long-lasting negative impact of workplace stress

According to researchers from Harvard Business School and Stanford University in the US, employees in stressful and demanding jobs are much more likely to suffer mental and physical illness. The research finds that job insecurity raises the odds of reporting poor health by approximately 50%, that high job demands increase the odds of having a […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 24 September 2015 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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