Keep Conflict from Turning into Combat

Conflict is inevitable.  Combat, however, is optional.  What’s the difference?  Conflict is about an issue, combat is personal.  Most people are uncomfortable with conflict, but it’s really combat we should be avoiding.  Conflict can be extremely positive and productive.  It can lead to better solutions and outcomes if handled effectively. So how do you effectively…

What’s Your Love Language?

In his book, The 5 Love Languages, author Gary Chapman explains that there are 5 primary “love languages”.  A love language is a way of expressing and interpreting love.  Whether it is a significant other, kids, or co-workers, each of us expresses and interprets emotions differently.  The 5 love languages Chapman identifies are: 1.  Words…