Identifying the types of stakeholders in your issue or project, and how they are connected, helps you and your team determine who needs to be involved, who you need to connect with, and who can help you connect with who you are not yet connected with. Listing stakeholders is also the first step toward creating a communication and engagement plan to reach out to those who can help make your project happen. Download the resource below to begin to identify your stakeholders.
Being able to deconstruct conflict in order to understand it better is a first step in being able to transform conflict. Understanding the sources of conflict and asking yourself critical questions can help you as you prepare to work through interpersonal and group conflict effectively. Download the resource below to help you think through interpersonal conflict and begin to chart a path toward better interpersonal and team effectiveness.
The 3 Cs of Radical Listening
Depending on how we approach them, is possible for challenging conversations to result in more understanding and connection between people. Connected Realities, LLC uses an approach we call Radical Listening. In listening to the root of things, we are able to understand what really matters to people - beyond their opinions and actions. It can be a powerful and transformative tool for validating, acknowledging, understanding, and connecting with people. To practice this kind of listening, 3 things are required: curiosity, courage, and consciousness.