Workplace conflict-managing it effectively.

Workplace conflict-managing it effectively.
Workplace conflict can arise suddenly. It may be with your co-worker or boss. Conflict can result in raising the stress levels of both, you and the person with whom you are having a difference of opinion.

Workplace conflict, if not managed, can lead you to build negative images about yourself and your colleague. If you leave it alone for a long time, it can result in a breakdown in the relationship.

Eventually, when you try to resolve it without prior preparation, you can end up with a win lose outcome or a lose win outcome.Managing conflict has several vital steps.

Given below are some key things you can do to emerge with a win win outcome and build relationship while at it:
  • Get facts on the table
  • Look at the problem from the other persons angle
  • Look at the problem from your side
  • Imagine both of you looking at the problem together
  • Brainstorm different alternative approaches to solve it
  • Choose the best approach
  • Remember the rational for the chosen approach
These steps will prepare you thoroughly for the negotiation to resolve the conflict.

Once you set up the meeting you need to follow the steps given below:

  • Vote for talking first
  • Show a lot of respect
  • Acknowledge the validity of others point of view
  • State your own point of view
  • State the solution with the benefits
  • Openly talk about the pros and cons
  • Invite the other person to comment on your solution
  • Fine tune the solution based on the inputs given
  • Be always prepared to consider alternative approaches
  • Arrive at the final solution together
Once you do this you will feel the stress lifting and your relationship growing while both of you have arrived at the win win outcome.

Workplace conflict can be resolved promptly-act now and build relationships.

How to build trust?

How to build trust?
How to build trust? This is a question that you need to address day in day out. You may need to build trust in a variety of situations and with variety of people. Building rapport is the first step to build trust.

Creating confidence can be done using the following tips:

Be punctual in your appointments

• Smile and smile genuinely

• Be kind and polite

• Show a lot of care sincerely

• Listen to understand

• Practice empathic listening

• Convey to the person that you have understood
   what he or she has said

• Clarify expectations

• Have a problem solving attitude

• Consider the other person’s win along with yours

• Promise only those things you can deliver

• Deliver what you have promised

• Always exceed your promises

It is amazing how often people violate these areas and still expect trust to grow.

“How to build trust?” is a question that you need to tackle, so follow these tips and win on a daily basis.

Good self esteem

Good self esteem
Good self-esteem is very important. One of the main barriers for you to maintain good self-esteem is the residual of regret that you carry with you every day. Constant regret will undermine your self-confidence.

Tips on self confidence you will find below is all about how to get rid of the regret and safeguard your esteem.

Feel good tips to counter and handle regret effectively:
  • Acknowledge the mistake you made.
  • Tell yourself that it is ok to make mistakes for you are only human.
  • Substitute “if only I had done -“with “Now and next time I will do differently.”
  • Pack all the regret in your imaginary suitcase and throw it into a nearby lake.
  • Talk to a trusted friend who will encourage you to overcome the regret.
  • Listen to feel good music.
  • Watch feel good movies.
  • Enjoy nature.
  • Develop an action plan to do better.
  • Pray deeply for guidance and leave the rest to God.
Feeling good tips given above can go a long way to get rid of your regrets and boost your personal confidence. Practice them one by one and see for yourself the amazing results.

Good self-esteem is precious, so protect it at all cost.

Decisions Making

Decisions Making
Decisions making is the key factor that will make you a success or a failure. In fact you can avoid a lot of pain and failure if you approach making decisions carefully and systematically. However most of the people neglect this very important part in their life and live with consequences of wrong decisions.

Making decisions can be greatly improved if you know the way to arrive at decisions that are well thought through. It is all about knowing and using appropriate decision making tools. Let me give you one such tool in this post.

Decisions making can be greatly improved by following a very simple but powerful technique called generating alternatives. Most people generate very few alternatives during their decision making process. What you should do is to generate at least five to seven alternatives before you choose a specific alternative. You can never know, your seventh alternative may be the best and you will lose out if you stop at your first or second idea.

Decisions making technique of generating alternatives to a quota of five or seven if used consistently will surprise and delight you.

Decisions making is the most important skill that you need to master. Use this technique right away.