Unpack Conflicts Calmly

We choose the term ‘unpack’ because conflicts typically have many layers, and it is easy to make assumptions about the motivations of others, rather than giving them the benefit of the doubt. If you want someone else to listen to your perspective, they must first feel like you have understood theirs. However do not shy away from conflict or allow wrongs to go unchallenged; instead view conflict as a puzzle to be solved which will benefit all parties.

Trent Simmons

I Don’t Understand How

This is a phrase people frequently use when what they really mean is “I think that person or process is stupid” One common example, “I don’t understand how anyone could vote for such a morally bankrupt person”. The reality is frequently that a vote for a candidate who you wouldn’t associate with in any other…

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