Book Review: Mediation skills and strategies – A practical guide by Tony Whatling

Posted on: October 19, 2020 Book Review: Mediation skills and strategies – A practical guide by Tony Whatling

I am often asked which books I recommend on mediation even though there are plenty of good books around on the subject. Those of my friend Clive Lewis OBE – who has written 14 books including “How to Master Workplace and Employment Mediation” (Bloomsbury, 2015) and ”Difficult Conversations – 10 Steps to Becoming a Tackler […]

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Insights into assertiveness, confidence and effectiveness (2020)

Posted on: October 9, 2020 Insights into assertiveness, confidence and effectiveness (2020)

A half day digital workshop by Professional Marketing Forum  took place in early October for a number of marketing and business development professionals from legal and accountancy firms. Assertiveness, confidence and effectiveness were the topics of discussion. Key takeaways The key takeaways from the delegates included: Self-confidence  is based on self-esteem which is determined by […]

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Soft skills – Dealing with difficult conversations

Posted on: September 30, 2020 Dealing with difficult conversations

We all have to spend time dealing with difficult conversations. Conflict is a natural part of all relationships at home and at work. I’ve written before about the sources of difference and provided ideas on how to deal with “difficult” people and situations. And there are short videos on two particular models – Parent Adult […]

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Business relationships – Using the drama triangle to resolve conflict (Video)

Posted on: September 18, 2020

The latest short video (6 minutes) is on Business relationships – Using the drama triangle to resolve conflict. (Video script) Hi, I’m Kim Tasso A short while ago I produced a video on the Parent Adult Child model from Transactional Analysis (TA) to help people understand why sometimes communication and interaction goes wrong. Today we […]

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Animal magic of buy-in and stakeholder engagement (Video)

Posted on: September 11, 2020

Today’s video provides 11 tips with the animal magic of buy-in and stakeholder engagement. (Video script – Animal magic of buy-in and stakeholder engagement) Hi. I’m Kim Tasso. I’ve spent many years helping people to achieve buy-in – that is, getting senior management and colleagues to accept and support their ideas. It’s the personal psychology […]

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