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Author: Pete Mockaitis

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If your job requires substantial thinking and collaboration, this podcast will help you flourish at work. Each week, Pete grills thought-leaders and results-getters to discover specific, actionable insights that boost work performance. These practical nuggets sharpen the universal skills every professional needs. Pete has coached world-class thinkers from 50 countries, every Ivy League university, and many elite companies to work brilliance. Now, let his VIP guests guide you to becoming a better thinker, doer, presenter, and leader.

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398: The Hidden Root of Much Workplace Conflict...And What to Do About It with Dr. Donna Hicks
Conflict resolution expert Dr. Donna Hicks outlines the ten elements of dignity to provide a master framework for human treatment and mistreatment. She also reveals how such treatment impacts performance.   You'll Learn: How violating another’s dignity is at the root of many conflicts Four everyday indignities people suffer at work Business reasons to honor dignity in a work environment   About Donna: Dr. Donna Hicks is an Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University.  She facilitated dialogues in numerous unofficial diplomatic efforts in the Middle East, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Colombia, Cuba, Libya and Syria. She was a consultant to the BBC in Northern Ireland where she co-facilitated a television series, Facing the Truth, with Archbishop Desmond Tutu.   She has taught courses in conflict resolution at Harvard, Clark, and Columbia Universities and conducts training seminars in the US and abroad on dignity leadership training and on the role dignity plays in resolving conflict.  She consults to corporations, schools, churches, and non-governmental organizations. Her book, Dignity:  It’s Essential Role in Resolving Conflict, was published by Yale University Press in 2011.  Her second book, Leading with Dignity:  How to Create a Culture That Brings Out the Best in People, was published by Yale University Press in August 2018.   View transcript, show notes, and links at
Comments (7)

Adrianne W

The Rosenthal study is great. The expectancy effect is real!

Jan 4th

Darla Watts-Craven

This guy has been talking for almost 30 minutes and hasn't really said anything.

Sep 19th

Michael J. Butler

Excellent episode

Sep 17th

Michael J. Butler

is it me or is her audio skipping every second?

Aug 14th

Niki Torres

Love that travel tip with the kids. 😊

Aug 1st

Lauren Chalmers

that was a great episode

Jun 11th

Jacob Babler

Some great information in this one. Thanks Julian!

Dec 8th
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