I actually don’t know anyone who goes around in the world thinking “I wonder who I can offend next”.
What works for Peter may not work for Pauline. Many business leaders believe that one size fits all.
WHAT we say is almost never the problem but rather HOW we say it. I have been through this hundreds of times where conflict is created not just by the subject but mostly by the delivery.
Trust is not as simple to understand as everyone thinks.
Understanding commitment and having a discussion about how we can increase our level of commitment is a very important part of any relationship whether at work or at home.
Think of forgiving as a circle that you need to go all the way around to complete the cycle of forgiveness. Sometimes you’ll get all the way around the circle and sometimes you won’t. That’s because you’re only responsible for your half of the circle. You can’t control others and can’t control their half of the circle.
We each have a conflict resolution blueprint style that is buried deep in our subconscious. Many couples never figure out this blueprint so they spend their entire relationship in a bewildered angst wondering why they struggle working through difficult issues.