This is a topic that is relevant to everyone. We are all going to experience conflict in our lives, even those of us who are not particularly aggressive or rambunctious. How do we deal with it? How do we affirm ourselves in a way that is both honest and effective at protecting our own interests without causing the situation to explode? At what point do we have to acknowledge that we are being too sensitive and and taking offense where there isnt any? How do we recognize when we are the ones responsible for the conflict in the first place? At what point is it appropriate to just fight to win, tooth and nail and blood and guts?
Im going to use this video of Oprah Winfrey and David Letterman discussing their “feud” as a starting point for the discussion but by all means, if the title or these questions evoked a reaction from you, feel free to speak whats on your mind.
Let's chat about that. Did you have anything in mind for that already? I'm posting here to say I happen to have some experience with that sort of thing. If you'd rather discuss this further in private, my inbox is open to you. ;)
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The variations are endless..
Every journey begins with the first step - we ALL know this. From the first story we hear or read or are told - begining is where the story’s usually begin.
Some begin with - THE CHASE
Some in the middle
Some in the future
All begin with walking...