Category Archives: reduce team conflict

Strong conversations need to be held, in a safe place.

Often when people are in a rush, angry and unsettled, they will "tell
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somebody off”, in front of other team members. (Or family.) This is not a cultural challenge, it is actually a matter of disrespect. Should you wish to communicate anything, that may … Continue Reading ››

Cultural challenges with body position. Height and conflict.

When communicating, with a person from a community-based background, it is important to be at their level. It has been the traditional way, in African cultures, to immediately get to the height or below that of other people. When entering a home, a person will sit down and … Continue Reading ››

Conflict in the passageways

When working in diverse groups of people, a lot of confusion can occur in Scan_20150720 (4) the passageways. The more community-based cultures, will always try and walk around people who are in conversation. They have grown up to believe that one never breaks the human bond between people who are … Continue Reading ››

A list of greetings, to show respect, in South Africa

Dove - Warren PhotographicWe have thrown out a challenge to South Africans, to greet people in their own languages, so that they feel respected. In order to make this easier, we have put together a list of common greetings, in South Africa. I certainly hope that this helps. Take … Continue Reading ››

Respect starts with a greeting.

It is at the point of greeting a person in their own language, with their body language, and in respect that we honour their humanness. Our nine-year-old, and 14-year-old sons, greet in many languages. As do their mother and father. I have seen the delight on people's faces. And I have felt it myself. Many years ago, … Continue Reading ››

Welcome, respected and included. 10 Steps to Diversity and Inclusion.

Welcome, respected and included. My 26 year journey, through many cultures and workplace diversity training, has taught me that people just want to feel welcome, be part of the team and be respected for who they are. No-one wants to be separated by gender, language, education, race, age, religion, level or any other so-called “difference.” This is what … Continue Reading ››

Huge opportunities with foreign people? Perhaps you should start closer to home!

Learning how to business with foreign clients always makes sense! If you could do business with foreigners, would you learn how to understand and respect them? Of course. When you start out, it seems as if they are from another planet. You know that any errors, will offend them and your chances will be gone. So, you quickly invest in … Continue Reading ››

Conflict Resolution Mistakes To Avoid

We can help you identity the 10 Worst ways to resolve conflict! And show you to transform conflicted teams, fast! Brian V Moore Conflict Resolution - Ten Conflict Resolution Mistakes To Avoid: "Conventional wisdom (and research) says that good communication can improve relationships, increasing intimacy, trust and support. The converse is also true: poor communication can weaken bonds, creating mistrust … Continue Reading ››

Conflict at Work – The Hidden Costs of Poorly Managed Organizational Conflict

Here is another work conflict article that outlines some of the challenges in workplace conflict... Enjoy, Brian Conflict at Work - The Hidden Costs of Poorly Managed Organizational Conflict: "Conflict in organizations is not a problem. Well managed conflict contributes to creativity, strategic initiative, more effective systems and communication, stronger workplace relationships and greater commitment … Continue Reading ››

Diversity Training in South Africa

Hi people, Here is some feedback from one our programs in the wonderful city of Cape Town - I hope that it is of interest to you! Cheers Brian Diversity Training in South Africa: "Building your team ================== As employers and business owners, we are all faced with the problem of motivating and building our teams. I would … Continue Reading ››