tough conversation

When fight or flight doesn’t seem right

The fight or flight response.  It comes into play when we are faced with a dangerous situation that needs our instinctual wits to help us to safety. Humans have chosen the correct choice enough times in our evolution to keep the species growing and thriving.  OK.  That’s great.  So what’s the problem? The problem comes in when we are triggered… Read more →

How to Keep Your Dignity AND Be More Effective in the Workplace

Do you wish that you had more presence of mind during important conversations? Do you say things that just aren’t true for you in the moment and then have to revisit a conversation to get your point across? Do you find yourself strong-armed into doing tasks that aren’t yours because you couldn’t stand in your strength and say NO? You are… Read more →

Just Say It

Just Say It

 At ODT we coach men in becoming more effective in their lives.  We look to achieve tangible results in specific areas.  One area is in having a tough conversation. The goal is to reach the point where someone else’s reaction to what you say (whether it be a compliment, idea, or concern)  does not dictate either: * your mood *your… Read more →