The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri: women building better communities.
As we start off a new year we often have a new list of accomplishments we hope to complete. This forecasting often presents conflicts that need resolution in both our personal and professional lives. In a recent webinar offered by the Association of Junior Leagues International, speaker Katie Hyten, Director of Program Operations at Essential Partners, spoke about engaging in difficult conversations and how to reach resolutions.
Too often difficult conversations are avoided. This leads to stuck stories, stuck conversations and stuck relationships, a cycle that can prove difficult to break out of. Katie encourages us to use tools to help move from conflict to resolution.
Here are some powerful yet simple tools that will lead to more constructive conversations:
Katie encourages us to be vigilant in trying to resolve our differences now more than ever: “Your community is only as strong as your ability to engage across differences.”
This Online Learning webinar is available on AJLI Member Central.