Civility and Conflict: How to Engage in Both and Still Remain Friends

Change demands conflict, but we can still remain friends at the end of the day. Photo by S. H. Gue on Unsplash
Take the time to engage in training your members on how to engage in productive conflict that benefits the organization! Photo by The Climate Reality Project on Unsplash

The Social Change Model

When Civility Matters

Respect is the basis of our social contract with others. We can’t engage in change unless we understand how to respect others. Photo by Tiago Felipe Ferreira on Unsplash

“How Do I Do This” Asked Someone I’m Sure

Stay Present during Conflict

Staying present involves more listening, less talking! Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash

I Hear You And…

When Civility Doesn’t Matter

Some conflicts don’t follow the rules of conflict and civility and demand a different type of response. Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash

The Irony of Leadership



“How Come No One Ever Told Me” is about lessons learned in life that no one ever told me but need to be shared.

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Joseph Rios EdD

I believe leadership is the expression of values. Career Coach | Educator | Writer | Social Justice Advocate | Trainer.