Conflict Without Casualties

When people misuse conflict energy, it becomes drama: they struggle against themselves or each other to feel justified about their negative behavior. The cost is staggering.

Drama costs the US workforce over $350 billion per year in lost productivity, absenteeism, passive-aggressive behavior, and wasted energy. Drama-based organizations and relationships operate at a fraction of their capacity. In a global relationship-based economy, we can’t afford to misuse energy in this way!

Dr. Nate Regier, co-founder and CEO of Next Element, discovered a surprising alternative. Cultures that develop Compassionate Accountability can transform conflict into positive change, leveraging its energy to create rather than destroy and realizing tremendous new potential. Conflict Without Casualties, published 2 years ago this week, outlines the ways these concepts are influencing people around the world.

Listen in as Nate Regier and Becky Robinson discuss the Compassion Cycle, an elegant model for balancing empathy, care, and transparency with boundaries, goals, and standards. Learn how to detect and decode drama in yourself and others, three core competencies for compassionate accountability, and the formula for compassionate conflict.

If you enjoyed this video, you may also enjoy our upcoming webinar with Susan Fowler. Susan has shared her message on optimal motivation and thriving together in all 50 states and over 40 countries. She teaches at the University of San Diego’s Masters of Science in Executive Leadership, and is also the coauthor of the bestselling Self Leadership and The One Minute Manager with Ken Blanchard.

You can join Becky Robinson live on May 7, 2019 at 12 PM ET as she talks with Susan about why the ways we typically motivate ourselves don’t work. Science tells us that satisfying three basic needs — for choice, connection, and competence — is essential to optimal motivation. You need to feel like you’ve picked your path, not that you’re being driven down it. Susan shares how we can all achieve optimal motivation to accomplish the goals we set for ourselves. Learn more and register here.

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