Leadership Training Blog

August 6th, 2020

“But I Was Just Trying To Help…”

By: Linda Adams

Throughout our lives, we have learned a variety of ways to help other people when they have strong feelings, thoughts […]

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June 10th, 2020

How to Say No with Respect for Yourself and Others

By: Linda Adams

You may know that one of the essential skills we teach in our programs is the I-Message. And there are […]

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May 13th, 2020

How Active Listening Helped Me Get “Unstuck”

By: Jo Allan

I am an anxious person by nature, a germaphobe stuck in a consistent state of nervousness. In late February, as […]

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April 21st, 2020

How to Speak Up Without Damaging Your Relationships

By: Michelle Adams

We find ourselves trying to cope with others in a very stressful environment. No matter if you’re on a Zoom […]

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March 18th, 2020

Using Better Communication Skills in Times of Crisis

By: Marie Bryson

Leader Effectiveness Training, Parent Effectiveness Training, and Teacher Effectiveness Training are specific applications of a universal approach to nonviolent, respectful, […]

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March 4th, 2020

So How Are Your L.E.T. Skills Coming Along?

By: Linda Adams

So hopefully you’ve been working hard to understand and apply many of the L.E.T. concepts, principles and skills. There are […]

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February 19th, 2020

How L.E.T. Supports Google’s 10 “Best Boss” Behaviors

By: Marie Bryson

While we always like to encourage doing the right thing for its own sake, it’s also rewarding to receive outside […]

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January 22nd, 2020

What’s the First Step in a Conflict? Define the problem.

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

By:  Dr. Thomas Gordon and Speed “Noel” Burch (co-author of the T.E.T. book) Define the problem in terms of unmet […]

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December 11th, 2019

A Perfect Recipe (with Zero Calories!) for Lasting Change

By: Marie Bryson

As we wrap up the 2010s and look forward to a new decade, one thing is becoming increasingly clear at […]

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November 7th, 2019

Helpful Leadership Tools: How to Deal with Resistance a la Shifting Gears

By: Dr. Thomas Gordon

For reasons that aren’t clear, it seems that some people believe I-Messages should work every time, should without exception get […]

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