How to Focus on the Behavior and Not the Person During Conflict Management

Keep Discussions Moving Forward in Conflict Management By focusing on the behavior, and not the person, you can help to keep discussions moving forward by offering strategies for conflict management throughout the process. By doing this, and being clear about your expectations for the discussion, you begin to focus on…

How to Bring Your Whole Self to Your Job

Mike Robbins is an author and sought-after speaker who has spent the past 15 years researching and speaking about essential human experiences in the workplace. In the video below he discusses how being vulnerable at work can bring success: Bring Your Whole Self to Work: What Does That Mean…

How to Have a Happy Life Every Day

The World Happiness Report states that “over 1 billion adults suffer from anxiety and depression.” How can we combat this depression? Jacqueline Way, Founder of 365give.ca, shares a secret to happiness so simple a 3 year-old can do it. Check out her TEDx Talk below, and then read…

How to Keep Your Life Simple When Work Gets Complex

Why do people feel so miserable and disengaged at work? In his TEDx Talk below, director of the BCG Institute for Organization Yves Morieux theorizes that companies are too complex. This complexity causes individual employees to suffer. Check out his talk below, wherein Morieux offers six rules for how &#8220…

How to Achieve a Balanced Life

When Nigel Marsh turned 40, he decided to turn his life around and address the thorny issue of work/life balance. He took a year-long sabbatical from work to spend at home with his wife and four young children, and discovered that it is quite easy to balance work…

How to Lose Yourself in Moments of Happiness

Have you ever wondered what makes humans most happy? There’s an app for that! Track Your Happiness lets people report their feelings in real time. The app’s creator, Matt Killingsworth, wants to understand the behaviour behind happiness. In his TED Talk below, Killingsworth discusses some surprising…

How to be Happier with Less Stuff

Writer, designer, and founder of Life Edited Graham Hill asks whether owning less stuff in less space can lead to increased happiness? He makes the case for taking up less space, and lays out three rules for editing your life. Check out his TED Talk linked below, or read on…

How to Master the Lost Art of Simplicity

It’s no secret that we’re big fans of simplifying here at Peak Conflict Solutions. The simpler our lives, the lower our stress, and the fewer conflicts we have in the first place. Check out this compelling video on mastering simplicity below. It’s a 2013…

How to Understand the Causes of Clutter in Your Life

The causes of clutter vary by individual. Kerry Thomas, founder of Conquer the Chaos professional organizers, has advice for conquering the clutter in your life. This extends beyond just the physical clutter, though, and into some surprising areas that may be holding you back. Check out her TEDx Talk from…

How to Hardwire Your Brain for Happiness

Rick Hanson is a neuropsychologist and the author of Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence. He’s spoken at Oxford, Stanford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide. Below is a TEDx Talk he gave in 2013, wherein he shares a simple life…