Tag: communication

Be a Better Listener Today

The simple gift of listening can build bridges and open doors in even the most delicate of conversations. Listening well can deepen relationships, shape emotions and inform decisions. Most know this. And most believe they listen well. But do you really? Which of these 10 suggestions do you need to work on today to become a better listener?

9 Barriers to Conflict Resolution

Conflict is a normal part of the human experience. Here are 9 common barriers to conflict resolution. The list is not exhaustive, but perhaps it will help us all understand a little better how to interact with opposing viewpoints in healthy conflict-dialogue that lends itself to resolution over perpetuity.

Every Word a Gift

As a pastor and church leader for twenty years, I have come to believe that many of our problems come back to this—we just don’t know how to talk to people. I am often amazed to sit in a room with a group of people who all agree on the basic fundamentals of an issue and all hope to see…

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