Emotional Abuse in the Workplace

Emotional abuse in the workplace

Emotional abuse in the workplace is a phenomenon that affects many workers around the world.  For those suffering from workplace abuse, life can become incredibly difficult or impossible, turning dream jobs into nightmares. Psychological abuse can be vicious because it can be difficult to detect if it is not blatant, much like adults may not understand …

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Intractable Conflicts: A Detailed Analysis

intractable Conflict

When conflicts last between parties and it seems like there are no options to move past, it may be time to move beyond intractability and find creative solutions to solve the conflict and restore some of the relationships between the parties.  Intractable conflicts involve a variety of issues, but their common characteristic is the resistance …

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Practical Examples of Emotional Intelligence

Examples of Emotional Intelligence

For those of us who need them, here are some practical examples of emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence, also known as emotional quotient, is the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. High emotional intelligence is an asset in so many situations, both professionally and …

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How High Context Communication Works

High Context Communication

High-context communication focuses more on the context than the actual words being exchanged. If you grew up in the United States or other similar countries, you may notice that you communicate differently than people who grew up in other countries, particularly Asian countries. You may notice that you tend to be direct, and that can …

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How Low Context Communication Works

How Low Context Communication Works

Low-context communication works by depending heavily on words while additional factors like context have a small influence. If you grew up in the United States or other similar countries, you may notice that you communicate differently than people who grew up in other countries, particularly in Asian countries. You may notice that you tend to …

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Coercive Power: How it Impacts Your Employees

Coercive Power

Coercive power is a concept created by social psychologists John French and Bertram Raven, who defined the different types of social power used and how coercive power is used and abused in everyday life. Have you ever been threatened with a punishment if you did not complete a task? Maybe your parents told you that …

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What are the 5 Requirements for Adverse Possession?

What are the 5 Requirements for Adverse Possession

What are the 5 Requirements for Adverse Possession? Adverse possession, often referred to as squatter’s rights, is a legal principle that includes 5 requirements that allow a person to claim ownership of a property if they have occupied it for a certain period without the true owner’s permission. Though laws can vary by jurisdiction, there …

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Central Route Persuasion: The Art of Influence

Central route persuasion

Among persuasions many forms, the central route to persuasion stands out for its focus on logic, facts, and arguments. Persuasion is an art that has been practiced since the dawn of human communication. This blog post will delve into the fascinating topic of central route persuasion, exploring its definition, characteristics, advantages, and some common examples. What …

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