The way you respond when you learn someone’s occupation, hear their political views or behold their fashion choices (“it’s a man-bun”) reflects your frames. Framing, short for frame of reference, shapes how we make sense of a situation. It’s the story we tell ourselves about it.
Regularly paring away – or updating – standing activities makes room for what really matters today. This kind of curation helps you find ways to do less in order to contribute more.
Got conflict? Many good leaders do. Our response to conflict determines both its impact and our willingness to continue to lead, innovate and raise the bar in new ways.
Thomas and Kilmann found that we're better able to respond effectively when we're comfortable using several conflict strategies, and match the strategy to the situation.
They identified five...