Resolving conflicts through negotiation

Resolving conflicts through negotiation. Resolving Conflict is a part of life. Negotiation is how conflicts are resolved. Hopefully, they can be resolved peacefully and to the satisfaction of both parties to the conflict. It is also part of any leaders skill set. Therefore, some of these blog postings will deal with ways a leader can… Continue reading Resolving conflicts through negotiation

A handy tool for resolving conflicts.

A very handy tool for approaching any conflict situation that needs to be resolved is E.A.R.  Ask the people involved to: Express – What you want and what are you doing to get it. Address – Why it is working or not working. Resolve – What ways there are to solve the situation. **For the… Continue reading A handy tool for resolving conflicts.

Mediators Playing the Devil’s Advocate

Mediators Playing the Devil ’s Advocate Devil’s Advocate is one of the roles of a mediator. A good mediator such as myself, does not forfeit his personal opinions simply because he serves as a neutral facilitator. These opinions and preconceptions can help inform certain beliefs. However, a strong mediator knows how to view a case… Continue reading Mediators Playing the Devil’s Advocate

Listening is the best way to resolve conflicts.

The better the information you have, the greater your chances of finding a workable solution.  Listen carefully to what others are saying, not judging until you hear everyone’s story.  Be aware of tone of voice, body language, and other clues.  Understand what each person is expressing – what he wants and what he is willing… Continue reading Listening is the best way to resolve conflicts.

Pictures from “The Quest for Meaning of Servant Leadership”

National Youth Leadership Training National Youth Leadership Training course or the Quest for the Meaning of Servant Leadership. We held it at Camp Wolfeboro, Arnold, CA.  After Staff Development our youth leaders were ready. Staff development was not all work and no play. With staff development completed they were ready to go lead and run… Continue reading Pictures from “The Quest for Meaning of Servant Leadership”

What’s happening at Leadership Training @ Camp Wolfeboro Today: Day-6

Day-6 of National Youth Leadership Training This is Day-6 of the first week of our National Youth Leadership Training course. Returning from their night away in the wilderness, they are putting it all together. They will be sharing their team quests with the troop and their personal visions with their own Scoutmaster before they return… Continue reading What’s happening at Leadership Training @ Camp Wolfeboro Today: Day-6

What’s happening at Leadership Camp: Day-5

Day-5 of Leadership Training at NYLT This is Day-5 of the first week of our National Youth Leadership Training course. This is the day they start to put it all together. They learn the best leadership skill – how to lead themselves as they prepare to hike out to their outpost campsite. What does it… Continue reading What’s happening at Leadership Camp: Day-5

What’s happening @ National Youth Leadership Training: Day-4

Day-4 of Leadership Training – Ethics This is Day-4 (Ethics) of the first week of our National Youth Leadership Training course. Today the participants are learning how to teach others, resolve conflicts and make ethical decisions. The Leadership of the Teaching Edge Explaining: It clarifies the subject for the learner AND for the instructor. Demonstrating:… Continue reading What’s happening @ National Youth Leadership Training: Day-4

What’s happening at NYLT Camp Wolfeboro Today: Day-3 [More Leadership]

Day-3 National Youth Leadership Training This is Day-3 of the first week of our National Youth Leadership Training course. Today they are spending more time on team development, problem solving as a team and how to be servant leaders. Breaking this down: Leadership Team Development “A team is a group of people who share a… Continue reading What’s happening at NYLT Camp Wolfeboro Today: Day-3 [More Leadership]

What’s happening at NYLT Camp Wolfeboro Today: Day-2 – Leadership

What’s happening at NYLT Camp Wolfeboro Today: Day-2 – Leadership This is Day-2 of the first week of our National Youth Leadership Training course. The day is filled with more learning how set goal; learn how to function as a team; and how to lead a Scout Worship service. The 18 youth staff is busy… Continue reading What’s happening at NYLT Camp Wolfeboro Today: Day-2 – Leadership