Thoughts and Insights by Michael Gregory

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March 5th, 2022

March 4, 2022, Michael Gregory’s Weekly Leadership Roundup

Leadership, Collaboration, Conflict Resolution  

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February 27th, 2022

Conflict resolution and process improvement

Mediation techniques reduce conflict and promote more effective negotiations. These types of techniques are extremely helpful, but conflicts can stem from both systemic and interpersonal concerns. This commentary explores both systemic and behavioral elements with ideas to help you going forward. Learn from the past and apply to the present.

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February 25th, 2022

February 25, 2022, Michael Gregory’s Weekly Leadership Roundup

Leadership, Collaboration, Conflict Resolution  

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February 22nd, 2022

Educating the other party the way they want to be educated in a conflict

The Collaboration Effect© is all about connecting relationships, listening actively, and educating judiciously to build relationships and negotiate closure. Previous commentary on connecting relationships and listening actively lead us to today’s commentary on educating judiciously. That is the focus of this commentary. How can you educate someone else the way they want to be educated when conflict is involved?

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February 18th, 2022

February 18, 2022, Michael Gregory’s Weekly Leadership Roundup

Leadership, Collaboration, Conflict Resolution  

The collaboration conflict style: An interview with Michael Gregory
February 14th, 2022

The collaboration conflict style: An interview with Michael Gregory

Michael Gregory was recently interviewed by Amanda Holst of webex on conflict skills and resolvin

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February 13th, 2022

Think outside the box - collaborate by listening

Listening is a key skill for anyone that wants to advance their career, yet how much time do you spend trying to hone this skill? If you do not work on enhancing this skill you are missing a real opportunity. In areas where executives need to make important decisions, or if you are involved in negotiations this article is directly on point for you. The focus here is on being a better listener to help you hone this important skill and your collaboration skills with others. This is what leadership is all about.

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February 11th, 2022

February 11, 2022, Michael Gregory’s Weekly Leadership Roundup

Leadership, Collaboration, Conflict Resolution  

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February 7th, 2022

Stress, health, aging, and conflict what do they have to do with each other and business valuation?

In many professions tight deadlines, being an expert witness, litigation, and other stressors impact your every day. The questions are what does this do to with your health? How does this impact your aging? What about conflicts at work? After some research in these areas here are some great ideas to help you with these issues and a personal insight related to business valuers.

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February 4th, 2022

February 4, 2022, Michael Gregory’s Weekly Leadership Roundup

Leadership, Collaboration, Conflict Resolution  

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