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Marlene Chism

Marlene Chism is a consultant, international speaker and the author of "Stop Workplace Drama" (Wiley 2011) and "No-Drama Leadership" (Bibliomotion 2015). Visit her at MarleneChism.com and StopWorkplaceDrama.com, and connect via LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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How invisible forces influence decision-making
How invisible forces influence decision-making

Our brains and emotions affect leaders' decision-making. That's OK! Learn how to name and cope with these influences.

How to tell when your managers are conflict-averse
How to tell when your managers are conflict-averse

Conflict is tricky. The answer is to dig deeper, find out why a manager is averse to conflict and solve the problem.

How to bust 3 anger myths
How to bust 3 anger myths

Anger by itself is neutral -- it's how we process and learn from it that counts. Here are a few basic myths you'll want to debunk.

3 essential skills for resolving conflict
3 essential skills for resolving conflict

Conflict at work can be made worse if leaders don't listen, check their assumptions and take ownership for their role. Here's how to do better.

Managing anger in controversial times
Managing anger in controversial times

Anger is its form of pandemic facing our workplaces. How can we do better with ourselves and our teams?

How to expand conflict capacity in times of crisis
How to expand conflict capacity in times of crisis

How much capacity do you have for managing conflict? Whatever your current state, you can get better. Here's a path forward.

Practical ways to lead yourself during a crisis
Practical ways to lead yourself during a crisis

What do you control in a crisis? No matter what, you can lead yourself. Here's some practical advice on how.

How to stop being so defensive
How to stop being so defensive

What you can do to overcome feelings of defensiveness, whether they are your feelings or the other person's.

2 skills to increase connection in 2020
2 skills to increase connection in 2020

Feeling connected is good for people and workplaces. Don't destroy that possibility by ignoring people's talent or judging them unfairly.

Essential leadership skills for the roaring '20s
Essential leadership skills for the roaring '20s

This decade, resolve to be more discerning, in control of your thoughts and successful at handling conflict.

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