Author archive for Fifth House Group

  • “I” Statements: use with caution!

    My previous post recommended the use of “I” statements as a tool to prevent conflict escalation. In the interest of brevity,…

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  • Three things that trigger conflict escalation – and how to avoid them

    How often have you found yourself muttering, “Well, that escalated quickly”? Despite the humorous memes it’s seldom funny when you’re on…

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  • Five Reasons to Value Conflict

    It goes without saying that conflict often comes at a terrible price: War is the obvious, extreme case where the…

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