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Conflict resolution insights for ongoing personal and business relationships from professional mediator and conflict resolution teacher Dr. Tammy Lenski. Podcast formerly called The Space Between.

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Conflict resolution insights for ongoing personal and business relationships from professional mediator and conflict resolution teacher Dr. Tammy Lenski. Podcast formerly called The Space Between.

    Be a better listener with this one crucial habit

    Be a better listener with this one crucial habit

    You’ll be a better listener when you disagree with someone if you can first master better listening in your everyday conversations. Here’s a good place to start: Trade shift responses for support responses.


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    Celeste Headlee
    Charles Derber
    Stealing someone's story
    Holding the space
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    • 6 min
    A mindfulness technique for managing the urge to lash out

    A mindfulness technique for managing the urge to lash out

    When frustration or anger hijacks us, we may say or do things we regret. Here’s an uncomplicated mindfulness technique for managing the urge to lash out — and for managing other troublesome impulses too.


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    Why it's hard to reason someone back into reasonableness
    Why it's good to interrupt rumination
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    • 5 min
    What happens *after* conflict resolution?

    What happens *after* conflict resolution?

    Once we’ve sorted out our differences, is the conflict over? Or does it leave a residual experience that can drag us down again?


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    Pema Chödrön's Getting Unstuck
    More about the power of perceived understanding in relationships
    Kintsugi and the art of mending relationship conflict
    When conflict is real but not true
    Tammy's book, The Conflict Pivot
    Tammy on twitter
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    • 8 min
    Ghost rules

    Ghost rules

    We all have our own preferred conversational rules of engagement. When things are going well, it’s easy to overlook someone violating what we consider to be conversational norms. But when conflict enters the picture, our Ghost Rules can contribute to tension and escalation.


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    Two ghost rules my husband and I had when we met
    The conflict resolution toolbox
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    • 6 min
    Making the impossible possible

    Making the impossible possible

    When solving a problem seems well and truly hopeless, a certain kind of question can clear roadblocks and boost creative problem-solving. These ultimate questions deserve a permanent place in our conflict resolution and problem-solving toolkits.


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    • 6 min
    Anger resets

    Anger resets

    When we’re on the verge of being swamped by anger, having a pre-chosen anger reset can save the day. Here are a few anger resets I suggest to clients I’m coaching or in anticipation of mediation, including ones I use myself.


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    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
95 Ratings

95 Ratings

burkinakaren ,

Great wisdom here!

Thanks so much for all your practical ideas on how to resolve conflicts and emotional challenges that come my way❤️

Victoriazzzzzzzz ,

Great content

Short episodes, to the point, and very helpful information on conflict resolution for personal life and work 💯

Canon Ball 45 ,

Excellent resource !

This podcast is predicated on real cases by a professionally trained person. A very good resource for every day life!

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