Posted May 2, 2017 Conflict Mastery,Emotional Intelligence,Leadership,Mindfulness by Jennifer Goldman-Wetzler, Ph.D.
For several decades now, this advice has helped millions of people reach “win-win” agreements. The only problem is: this assumes that we know what we ourselves want, and why we want it. Which is not always true.Continue Reading
Posted March 9, 2017 Case Story,Change,Conflict Mastery,Leadership,Organizational Culture by Jennifer Goldman-Wetzler, Ph.D.Continue Reading
Posted February 10, 2017 Conflict Mastery,Emotional Intelligence,Leadership,Mindfulness by Jennifer Goldman-Wetzler, Ph.D.
The world today is increasingly polarized. People who once identified with the center have shifted towards extremes. For example, in the US political arena, those who once identified as Republicans or Democrats have now shifted towards the “alt-right” or “left-wing activism”. This means there may be no shortage of bitter debates in the coming years, whether we’re at a dinner party, at the office, or working to influence those in elected office.Continue Reading
Posted December 14, 2016 Change,Conflict Mastery,Emotional Intelligence,Leadership by Jennifer Goldman-Wetzler, Ph.D.
Over the past few months, I’ve been hard at work to define how people can master very difficult conflicts. It’s for a book proposal that I’m writing. While I’ve been teaching these ideas at Columbia for close to a decade and coaching dozens of clients using this approach for just as long, writing out the ideas in book form has been an exciting new challenge all its own. Here is my first public attempt to explain in writing what I’ve been teaching and coaching all along.Continue Reading
Posted December 1, 2016 Emotional Intelligence,Leadership,Organizational Culture by Jennifer Goldman-Wetzler, Ph.D.
Several of the start-up CEOs I’ve coached recently have struggled with this question: Should I fire one of my co-founders (who is also one of my best friends)? If so, how can I do this while maintaining my integrity as a leader and as a friend?Continue Reading