5 Common Mistakes In Workplace Conflict Management

Posted on: October 16, 2018 Posted by: Baltimore Mediation

Conflicts in the workplace can quickly turn into serious HR issues when managed incorrectly. There are plenty of tips to successfully manage workplace disputes, but sometimes knowing what not to do is a more helpful learning tool. Keep a conflicts from transforming into major HR issues by knowing these common mistakes.

Avoiding ConflictBoth within and outside of the workplace, the instinct of many people is to avoid dealing with the conflict. While this strategy can momentarily ease stress, the conflict will

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Encouraging The 3 R’s Of The Relational Process

Posted on: September 26, 2018 Posted by: Baltimore Mediation

When you’re trying to mediate a workplace conflict, it involves more strategy than you may think. The average manager spends roughly 25% to 40% of their time handling workplace conflicts, which equals one to two days of every work week. One of the most effective ways to mediate workplace disputes is by using the relational process. In the relational process, the mediator should foster and model the three R’s: respect, recognition, and reflection.


In any interaction between human beings, respect is

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The Key To Success: How Keynote Speakers Can Help Your Company

Posted on: September 18, 2018 Posted by: Baltimore Mediation

Whether you’re a business owner or organization leader, there are five main components to relational leadership. These components are inclusion, empowerment, purposefulness, ethical behaviors, and process orientation. When you bring in keynote speakers to give a talk to your group, they encourage these components and more to bring your employees together so that they can reach a common goal.

What Are The Benefits Of Keynote Speakers?

In any setting where many people work to achieve one common goal, they need something to

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Tribe Think

Posted on: September 14, 2018 Posted by: Baltimore Mediation

I am just returning from a conference with the International Academy of Mediators in Scotland. I always feel like I’m with my tribe when I am among IAM practitioners. You know what I mean, that feeling you have too when you resonate with a group of people, a group that is easy to be with because you experience resonance, you vibe with each other, you like each other, you have things in common. I bet at least one personal or

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I Have A Dream…

Posted on: September 14, 2018 Posted by: Baltimore Mediation

Inspired by the late Martin Luther King, Jr, whose life we remembered last month, 50 years after he was assassinated, I have been

thinking deeply about Relational Practices and how Dr. King’s message and life was a model of being relational. Dr. King stirred us with his words, “Time is cluttered with the wreckage of communities, which have surrendered to hatred and violence. For the salvation of our nation and the salvation of mankind, we must follow another way. This does

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