Social Skills: Controlling Emotions

Controlling personal emotions is important in life and especially the workplace. This is something that students seldom think about. Generally, they are used to "wearing their heart on their sleeve." However, behaving this way is unacceptable in the workplace. Having emotions or feelings about things is normal, but controlling these [...]

Bullying Prevention & Self-Control: Awareness of Self-Control

Are you aware of your level of self-control? What about your students? You may be very aware of your ability to control yourself, or maybe you have never really thought about it. But you can probably tell which students have high levels of self-control and which ones could use some [...]

Social Skills: Interpersonal Communication Skills

Social skills are the methods people use to communicate with others. The process of using social skills is called socialization. Social skills are also known as interpersonal communication skills. In the workplace people communicate with each other everyday. Strong interpersonal communication skills enable them to talk with all types of [...]

Social Skills: Why Your Students Need Them

Success in the workplace is not just determined by who works the hardest or does the "best job". Technical skills and knowledge are useful, but being able to build relationships with people is critical to succeeding in the workplace. Social skills are what enable people to talk to and connect [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Soft Skills, Workplace Readiness|0 Comments

Common Mistakes with Conflict Resolution

Part of successful conflict resolution involves being aware of the common mistakes people make when resolving conflicts. Having this knowledge can help you avoid these mistakes and correct them in your conflict resolution process. As you begin to teach and implement conflict resolution in your school or organization keep the [...]

Improved Conflict Resolution

Conflict is an inevitable part of life. Psychotherapist Joyce Marter states, “We all experience conflict; whether we choose to master it or let it master us determines our destiny.” Below we cover several techniques that will help your students learn how to effectively resolve conflict and prevent bullying in your [...]

The Benefits of Conflict Resolution

Teaching effective Conflict Resolution requires a lot of time and commitment. One of the ways to further engage your students in the conflict resolution process is to help them understand why conflict resolution is beneficial in the first place. If students can't see the need to effectively resolve conflicts they [...]

Conflict Resolution: 8 Steps for Resolving Conflicts

According to crisis resolution consultant Dr. Dudley Weeks, there are eight essential steps to conflict resolution. He explains these eight steps in his book The Eight Essential Steps to Conflict Resolution: Preserving Relationships at Work, at Home, and in the Community . While these steps don't always guarantee an optimal [...]

Conflict Resolution: It Starts with Assertion

Any discussion on conflict resolution must include a discussion on assertion. This is because assertion plays a big part in the success of preventing bullying and resolving conflicts. Assertion is effective communication, typified by clear, open communication, careful listening, and respect for oneself and others. It is the ability to [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Bullying Prevention, Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Conflict Resolution: An Important Life Skill

Conflict is a common, inevitable part of life. It exists because people don’t always get along or agree. Because conflict is a normal part of everyone’s life, conflict resolution, or the ability to resolve conflicts effectively, is a crucial skill for everyone to have. This is especially important in the [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Bullying Prevention, Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|0 Comments