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030 Knowing how to resolve conflict is good for you | Glyn Conlon

I like when I can say that I can move on now. I’ve dealt with it instead of distracting or going around the issue to revisit it later on
— Glyn Conlon -

We all know what it feels like to have a prickly conversation or not feel heard. Glyn Conlyn is a highly experienced coach and trainer who specialises in non-violent or compassionate communication.  She promotes communicating simply and easily to allow others to more clearly hear our communication.  Glyn works to build understanding in relationships between friends, couples, families, in the workplace and with partners in business. 

Inspire yourself with these essential insights from Glyn

Glyn Conlon

We spoke about 

  • The role of a certified non-violent communication trainer

  • The impact of conflict and not being heard from the playground to the workplace

  • Ideas on allowing for time to speak with truth

  • What compassionate vs violent communication are

  • The benefits of compassionate communication for self and others

  • Why knowing how to resolve conflict is good for you

  • Improving your overall ability to resolve disputes

  • The 4 step process Glyn teaches for compassionate communication

  • Your attention and intention in the moment

  • Getting oneself out of a downward spiral in 5 key steps

  • Glyn’s many tips for living fabulously

Value Quotes 

“I’m really careful about telling the truth with care which is different to out and out honesty.”

“What I’ve realised with compassionate communication is that you don’t need to have the quantity of time but you need to know how to access the quality of communication”

“You make a time to put effort into your relationship”

“Everyone is acting from trying to meet a need”

“Personal power, confidence and competence is within everyone’s reach”

“It allows to you understand yourself without judgement and to understand others without needing to agree”

“I like when I can say that I can move on now. I’ve dealt with it instead of distracting or going around the issue to revisit it later on”

“It’s amazing that it’s possible to correct what led to the problem in the first place and prevent future conflicts by doing this”

“If you have that intention to connect that’s really important”

“Surround yourself with others that listen deeply and are not morally judging your thoughts and actions”

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Episode Links 

You can find Glyn Conlon at:

Website: www.keystoneskills.com.au

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nvciskey/

 

022 Take courageous action | Brenda Tsiaousis

Taking action was a very big antidote for the doubt and a very big antidote to the lack of confidence
— Brenda Tsiaousis -

There is nothing quite like uprooting yourself and your family when you migrate only to realise your identity was locked in your career and your self-confidence along with it.  The fabulous thing is that Brenda turned her story around and now lives by the philosophy of taking courageous action and supports other women to have the courage to bloom.

Inspire yourself with these essential insights from Brenda

We spoke about

  • Brenda’s transition from corporate high flyer to entrepreneur in a new country

  • The value of journaling and gratitude as part of a daily routine

  • How a dip in confidence was connected to a loss of identity of external things

  • Getting clear on what Brenda's identity was rooted in

  • Reviewing and repurposing strengths and skills

  • The benefits of taking action

  • Balancing a business with being a mother and the family

  • Valuing self-care and nurture

  • Cultivating positivity

  • Knowing that we are enough

Value Quotes

“I find that many women who are presenting themselves online lack the confidence and courage to actually take the action”

“One of my biggest challenges as well has been the doubt and confidence issues that go with building a business online”

“All you need to do for personal growth is to become an entrepreneur”

“I have a lot more clarity from journaling and I didn’t expect that”

“The more you express gratitude the better life looks”

“The dip in confidence was loss of identity, not having the status, the title, the fancy houses and cars and good income”

“Taking action was a very big antidote for the doubt and a very big antidote to the lack of confidence”

“Concept of courageous action is doing it even though we do feel uncomfortable because realising that what we really want is on the other side of that comfort zone”

“They need to care for themselves, they only have one of them”

“I can highly recommend and suggest to people that when they get that part of their life right (sic spirituality) everything else seems to flow”

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Episode Links

You can find Brenda Tsiaousis at:

Website:  http://brendatsiaousis.com/

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/brenda.tsiaousis/