Name Your Price

What are you trying to get?

A break?
A job?
A book deal?
A feeling of control?
Of power?
Of peace?
More money?
More love?
More fame?
What?

Okay. Another one:

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by Tamsen McMahon
http://www.brasstackthinking.com/2011/01/name-your-price/

I have a question for you:

What are you trying to get?

A break?
A job?
A book deal?
A feeling of control?
Of power?
Of peace?
More money?
More love?
More fame?
What?

Okay. Another one: Leer más “Name Your Price”

The Most Important Thing To Know About Conflict


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Turning ideas about conflict, safety, and explosiveness upside down.
There is something my parents and teachers never told me about conflict.
To increase safety, move towards it.

I’m guessing that this idea, for many of you, is not only counter-intuitive but down right aversive. Certainly, for most of my adult life that had been the case. Just the thought of needing to “deal” with a live conflict would knot my stomach into a ropy mass. After all, stepping into a situation in which people were too angry or hurt to be “calm” (even when the people happened to be me) was volatile, dangerous, unstable.

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To help me feel safer, I found many effective ways to avoid conflict, or, if not avoidable, bring down the temperature of those involved through a number of effective “soothing” techniques.

However, the conflicts themselves did not actually get resolved. They just went under ground. And my subsequent interactions with the same people would continue to have that tinge of danger – the slight scent of gun powder in the air – ready to ignite with the right spark. Leer más “The Most Important Thing To Know About Conflict”