Category Archives: Conflict Management

The process of limiting the negative aspects of conflict while increasing the positive aspects of conflict. The aim of conflict management is to enhance learning and group outcomes, including effectiveness or performance in an organizational setting.

Breaking the Fifth Wall – A New Protocol for Post-Truth Debate

In a world where no one recognizes truth or ethics, what do we fall back on? Continue reading

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How to Dismantle the Idol of Fandom: Breaking the Fifth Wall

This post examines elements of fandom as a form of idolatry, and considers how ethical systems may be bypassed, and false beliefs exposed, by ‘breaking the fifth wall’. Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Conflict Management, Culture Wars, Discerning Lies and Deception, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Persuasion, Strategy, The Power of God | Tagged , | 5 Comments

Don’t Admit Her Argument

This post examines how men inadvertently assume a subservient role whenever they defend themselves against a woman’s criticism, and how men should dismiss such arguments out of hand. Continue reading

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Fake Knights and Phony Princesses

Chivalry has been romanticized and abused to the point of losing its true value, and even contributing to the downfall of western society. Continue reading

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How To Get A Better Response From Your Girl

This post describes how a man can demand more consideration and respect from a woman, and in doing so, receive positive, constructive responses from her. Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Conflict Management, Determination, Leadership, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Perseverance, Psychology, Relationships, Respect, Strategy | Tagged , | 14 Comments

Disciplined, Submissive, Happy Wives

This post reviews the author’s application of a relational theory which was covered in a previous post, regarding conflict structure. Continue reading

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The Pygmalion Project vs. Shared Enterprises

The Pygmalion Effect is the general habit of focusing on the weaknesses in a partner, which only leads to an exacerbation of the perceived problems. Sharing an enterprise is illustrated as one way to upset and displace the Pygmalion interaction dynamic. Continue reading

Posted in Collective Strength, Conflict Management, Leadership, Male Power, Models of Success, Organization and Structure, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Strategy | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

Book Review: The Love a Wife Desires, the Respect a Husband Needs (5 stars)

“His love blesses her, regardless of her respect; her respect blesses him, regardless of his love.” Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Conflict Management, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Organization and Structure, Relationships, Respect, Reviews, SMV/MMV | Tagged , , | 19 Comments

Conflict Structure and Marital Satisfaction

This post examines the structure of marital conflict, the motivations of men and women in addressing conflict, and some scientific correlations with longitudinal marital satisfaction. Alternative motivations with more positive outcomes are suggested. Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Collective Strength, Conflict Management, Female Power, Male Power, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Organization and Structure, Purpose, Relationships, Stewardship | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Women are Tempted to Become Masculine, Men are Tempted to Wimp Out

Women are prone to power grab when feeling vulnerable. Men want to “check out”, when the pressure is on. Continue reading

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