What Can You Do When Someone’s Mind Is Made Up?

With elections in full swing in the US and UK, conflict is being played out not only in the corridors of power, but also in homes, communities, and workplaces. Staunch supporters on each side extoll the virtues of their candidates, fixed in their views and unable to listen to those with a different opinion. Whichever […]

Category: Forbes | Thursday 4 July 2024 | Author: Anna Shields
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Human Touch

Soft skills are a vital but often overlooked attribute for anyone involved in teaching, helping teachers do their jobs better and benefiting learners too. Jo Faragher takes a look at just what’s required, and the areas you can look to develop. According to LinkedIn, 9 in 10 employers in the UK believe soft skills are […]

Category: Intuition | Wednesday 3 July 2024 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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Mental Health At Work: Moving Forward In Conflict

Conflict at work is a mental health issue. According to a CIPD report, just over one-third (35%) of UK employees experience conflict each year, and 56% of these report experiencing stress, anxiety, and/or depression as a result. Research with workplace mediation parties backs this up, with 75% stating that workplace conflict affected their mental health and 65% stating it […]

Category: Forbes | Tuesday 14 May 2024 | Author: Anna Shields
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3 Tips For Managing Team Conflict

Conflict in teams is becoming more complex. Global trends, such as increased disconnection and Gen Z entering the workforce, are changing team dynamics. Although conflict, when managed constructively, is beneficial to high-performing teams, harmful conflict will negatively affect the health and productivity of individuals and teams. With managers juggling multiple pressures, ignoring interpersonal challenges at work […]

Category: Forbes | Monday 29 April 2024 | Author: Anna Shields
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How To Talk To Your Boss When You Feel Disrespected

Feeling disrespected at work can be tough – whether it’s the abrupt email you received, the way you were undermined in a meeting, or the series of microaggressions that have eroded your confidence. If there’s one word that comes up repeatedly in workplace mediation, it’s respect. “You don’t respect my opinion.” “You treat me with a […]

Category: Forbes | Wednesday 3 April 2024 | Author: Anna Shields
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