Leadership Training Blog

September 20th, 2016

No Conflicts, No Drama. No, REALLY!

By: Marie Bryson

One of the reasons it can feel so downright odd, awkward, and alien learning the Gordon Model communication skills is […]

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September 6th, 2016

Bad Leadership Up Close and Personal: A Case Study

By: Marie Bryson

If there is one thing that is true in my life it is this: The Man and I are exact opposites in [ ... ]

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August 29th, 2016

An Annual Performance Review? Just Stab Me in the Eye with a Fork Instead.

By: Marie Bryson

Can we talk about that yearly ritual nearly all of us have to go through–one we’d probably be willing to […]

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August 9th, 2016

“But I Was Only Trying to Be Nice!” Identifying the *Positive* Communication Roadblocks

By: Marie Bryson

One of the most challenging bosses I ever worked for could also be, on the surface, one of the nicest. […]

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July 19th, 2016

Pokémon Go: It’s Awesome! It’s Stupid! It’s…Causing Conflicts

By: Marie Bryson

She: “Put your phone away right. Now.” He: “Are you kidding me? There’s a PokeStop with a lure at the […]

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July 7th, 2016

The Four Stages of Learning: They’re a Circle, Not a Straight Line

By: Marie Bryson

Summer is upon us, and along with the sun and pool time and vacation time come multiple opportunities to conveniently […]

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June 21st, 2016

On Millennials, Conversation, and Listening Skills

By: Marie Bryson

I received from my Mother, recently, via a seemingly endless string of Forwards (as one does), an email with the […]

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June 7th, 2016

Powerful Words on Power from a Non-Power Person

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

I have been asked many times about the source of power, where does it come from? Occasionally the people who […]

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May 23rd, 2016

Facebook and Twitter Are Trying To Kill My Empathy…and Burn the Body

By: Marie Bryson

Never read the comments. That’s a sanity-saving rule for All Things Internet. It’s served me well for at least twenty […]

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May 10th, 2016

So, Who Owns The Problem Now?

By: Bill Stinnett, Ph.D.

I just sent my I-Message. The “other” is looking a little defensive. Where are we in the Behavior Window? This […]

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