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Navigating Conflict, Contention and Competing Perspectives Webinar

Date:
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Time:
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Women Lead Webinar Series

Everyone is challenged at times by coping with the conflicts that exist in today’s matrix-ed organization. We know win-win is the optimal strategy but it’s not always feasible.

This session will focus on what to do when win-win isn’t an option given limited resources and conflicting interests. We will discuss four strategies, when to use each strategy and when to avoid each.

In addition the session will highlight:

  • The dynamics for workplace conflict and how it unfolds
  • What to do to keep tensions at a tolerable level
  • How to keep you own emotions in balance and ultimately how to compete effectively

Leadership Expert and Executive Coach, Wanda Wallace, will facilitate the first in a two part series on conflict that will provide a primer on handling this common workplace issue.  Each of these sessions can stand alone but participating in both will allow a deeper understanding and some practice in dealing with this challenging topic.

Learn more about part two in this series, Navigating Challenging Situations and Working with Challenging Personalities.

This webinar is presented by:

Wanda WallaceWanda Wallace, Ph.D.
President and CEO
The Leadership Forum

Dr. Wanda Wallace is President and CEO of Leadership Forum, Inc. LFI designs and delivers innovative programs that enable leaders to deliver better results. LFI focuses on the leader’s role in pushing strategic thinking and execution, driving change, developing leadership capability and managing diversity.

In addition, Dr. Wallace coaches leaders, works with teams and consults with organizations on improving gender diversity. In all of her work, she emphasizes the challenges of both building and sustaining productive relationships at all levels in the global corporate context. Most recently, Dr. Wallace has focused on helping women advance their careers as well as assisting corporations in engaging managers. She speaks at large scale events (e.g., “Women on Wall Street” in New York and “Women in European Business” in London) as well as smaller company-specific functions.

Dr. Wallace received her Ph.D. in Psychology at Duke University in 1985 with special emphasis on cognitive and thought processes.

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