CONFLICT RESOLUTION & RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT...

Appropriate Resolutions for life’s relationships.

 

Conflict Resolution & Relationship Management Principles  (Follow links to your chosen title below or use the navigation-bar at the bottom of each page.)

11 Basic guidelines for managing conflicts… effectively

A RELATIONSHIP IS LIKE A CAR…

The 4 Pillars of Conflict & Relationship; replace conflict supports with relationship foundations

CONFLICT IS ABOUT THE APES© IGNORE THEM AT YOUR OWN RISK …

DECIDE WHAT YOU WANT THE ‘FUTURE’ RELATIONSHIP TO LOOK AND FEEL LIKE... … then make it happen.

Definitions, terms, jargon

Managing Self

LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP……envision your options and plan your actions!

SHIFT FROM JUDGEMENT TO CURIOSITY… if you want to resolve conflicts effectively*.

Clarity, clarity, clarityin words, actions, intent, and expectations if you want to resolve conflicts effectively!

APOLOGIZE, DON’T RATIONALIZE:  It’s not giving up power, it's about sharing power and building bridges.

PRACTICE  PATIENCE… your mission if you care about having functioning relationships!

ANGER: Let it go, forgive, and move on PLUS a dozen tips that can help you deal with anger and defensiveness.

Remain Curious…  the answers might tell you what you need to know to resolve!

Negotiating Resolution

6 Steps Down Resolution Road… when you decide the relationship is worth the effort. 

LET'S MAKE A D*E*A*L*…Your first decision, if you want to resolve conflicts, collaboratively!

HANDLE WORDS WITH CARE!...The words might not be fragile; but your target may be!

‘PEELING THE ORANGE’… getting to the core of a conflict.

STOP, LOOK, and LISTEN: 3 little words which will make a difference.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION METHODS, make the choice which fits for you; a humorous interlude!

RESISTANCE to any idea or solution means the other(s) believe their needs won’t be satisfied...

COMMUNICATION ‘SPEED-BUMPS’  … an opportunity for relationship maintenance 

Dispute Resolution Methods... An ironic and humorous look at options.

SAY WHAT YOU MEAN and MEAN WHAT YOU SAY! Communicating for understanding ,

Please visit again as I’ll be adding additional Conflict Tips and Relationship Guides each month.  Thank you.

  Joseph Ravick

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CONFLICT RESOLUTION  TIPS and Guidelines… 

...for understanding and managing differences …

     ‘How-to’ opportunities when differences surface between you and others.  Previously published in the RESOLVER©, these tips and guides written by Joseph Ravick (except as specifically attributed) will hopefully serve as ready options and opportunities when you’re challenged with conflicts and relationship speed-bumps and at home, at work, and everywhere in-between.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Website table of contents  and Joseph Ravick …  links to what’s on this site and who I am.

ABOUT Conflict...  What conflicts look like…

DisputesWHAT DO DISPUTES LOOK LIKE,  and how do people react or respond when conflicts escalate into disputes? (the many faces of conflict),.

COMMUNICATION & CONFLICT  Definitions, terms, jargon

CONFLICT RESOLUTION TIPS AND GUIDELINES: Strategies and behaviours for you to apply when in conflict.

CONFLICT CHRONICLES: Original stories by Joseph Ravick with a common theme. The chronicles feature real-life conflicts describing the people, their relationships, and the outcomes which they experienced whether they liked it or not.