The Challenge for a Psychologically Safe Workplace

First Human Attempts at Controlled Flight I believe it is time we replicated the quest for controlled flight by getting governments and investors to offer cash prizes to the first organization that achieves an effective and measurable psychologically safe environment in the workplace. Excerpts from Matt Williams Blog "The idea of offering incentive prizes to inspire... Continue Reading →

Protecting Everyone in the Organization

Object123 procedure and the Disputz Network It is guaranteed that our behavior will be somewhat objectionable on occasion, especially when we disagree within an organization. (no one’s perfect, right?)We can either ignore the behavior as it happens, and be more likely to complain to others after, using malicious gossip, and creating a toxic workplace….Or we... Continue Reading →

Your Real-Time Protection is Now Activated

For the last 15 years, I have been developing and simplifying the basic precautions & protections that team members need to resolve all minor & significant disputes satisfactorily. Using a self-organizing system means it is essential middle managers put themselves out of a job, as some 25% of all unresolved disputes involve managers with their... Continue Reading →

Death by a Thousand Cuts

Ever wondered why a business or personal relationship fails? Most people never do, deeming it just too painful or complicated to try. Well, I have wondered most of my life and come up with the simplest and most obvious answer—death by a thousand cuts. In other words, simply too many nasty and unresolved disputes. Obvious,... Continue Reading →

Startup Accelerator Dispute Network

Startup accelerators and incubators exist to help nurture and advise startups and assisting them to get funding. Startup teams are decision-making machines, making pivotal decisions that have enormous effect on the early direction and the later outcome of the startup. They are also vulnerable, with around 9 in 10 startups failing. We think that the... Continue Reading →

Letter to Swimming Australia

Hi,I was just listening to the latest complaints raised by Australian swimmers in the media and I thought I would contribute and try help. I know this is a long shot but Swimming Australia and most organizations obviously need some radical process to prevent these venting experiences from offended members. A way to transform from... Continue Reading →

Let’s Agree to Object?

"Let's agree to disagree", is the famous cleché used to stop disagreements, that have become an impasse.But what if we had a better solution such as "Let's agree to object"? That is "lets keep the discussion open but if either of us feel threatened by the other's imposition, then we can simply object to the... Continue Reading →

Let’s Agree to Object?

We have all heard the cliche "Let's agree to disagree". In my view this is a cop out. The person is basically proposing the following: "Let's call it quits on our discussion as it will be too difficult to resolve and if we continue or even postpone our discussion it may result in one or... Continue Reading →

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