Tag Archives: Wrestling Rhinos

Relationship Help: Workplace conflicts? Oh, that person in the next cubicle !@&*#*)!!

Relationship help extends to the workplace where we can find ourselves thrust together with other folks we may or may not like, respect or appreciate. Hopefully, you are in the perfect place with the perfect people, but, just in case you’re not, I’m going to share a few thoughts about managing workplace conflicts with tips…

Relationship Help: Do You Have a Crazy-Making Partner or Co-Worker?

Do you have a partner, boss or co-worker who you would often–operant word, often–describe as crazy-making?  Does s/he frequently seem to give with one hand and grab it back with the other? This can be a description of the emotional and verbal behavior of a passive-aggressive person. My friend, Brenda, was telling me about her…

How bringing your family to work can really drag you down.

In my seminars on Wrestling Rhinos: Conquering Conflict in the Wilds of Work…and Everywhere Else! I ask the audience how many folks came from a home where no one spoke up when they were upset or hurting, the “Do not say boo to a goose” families.  Those are the homes of the “Silent Ones.” Then,…

Wrestling Rhinos

Wrestling Rhinos: Conquering Conflict in the Wilds of Work “This book is needed in every business library. Rhoberta Shaler has distilled for you a wealth of specific recommendations to take the anxiety and intimidation out of your workdays. Conflict will always exist but those who can manage it well become masters of it, not victims.” Read More > >

Relationship Help: I just don’t know why s/he gets under my skin!

Have you ever been ‘gone around’ at work? You know those times, when you are the point person for a particular project and your requests for co-operation are ignored or you feel purposefully left out of the loop. Recently I was coaching a management team where this was common. No wonder they were at each…

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