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Episode 89

Conflict Can Be Good for Your Organization with Nate Regier

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Episode 89

Conflict Can Be Good for Your Organization with Nate Regier

Listen on  iTunes    Android     Stitcher    Libsyn

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The misuse of conflict might be the biggest energy crisis in our world.

There is tremendous energy in conflict. Harnessing that energy for good involves basic precepts outlined in Dr. Nate Regier’s model of Compassionate Accountability.  Join us as Nate advocates for a fresher and more useful understanding of conflict, and encourages us to engage with openness, resourcefulness, and perseverance.

*****Timestamped Highlights*****
(2:15) Growing up in Zaire as a son of Mennonites: the upbringing that inspired Nate’s career
(4:53) Nate’s journey into mind/body/spirit health and integrative behavioral medicine
(6:02) Nate explains myths about conflict
(8:13) The Drama Triangle featuring the persecutor, victim and rescuer
(10:53) Handling the organizational “bomb thrower”

Conflict is the gap between what you want and what you are experiencing at any given time.

(11:41) Compassionate Accountability: hold folks accountable and preserving their dignity
(12:09) ORP – openness, resourcefulness, and persistence –
(16:45) How recognition of human equality guides conflict energy
(18:30) Compassionate accountability and failing forward: the art of optimizing a mistake
(23:42) If you do nothing else, start at open
(24:40) Asha and Dad use compassionate accountability to work out bedtime drama
(26:16) Turning back time: Nate imagines how his former classmates would react to his career
Links:
Next Element’s site
Conflict without Casualties: A field guide for leading with Compassionate Accountability
Compassionate Accountability Personal Development Kit:
Nate’s Training: http://next-element.com/training-coaching

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