Conflict for the win!
Who knew the way to the championship was moving through conflict? It’s what most dread, and it’s the only way for teams to make it, to grow together, to become stronger—and to win.
Bring out your inner social worker.
In This Is How We Roll, athlete, coach and social worker, Nadia Kyba, brings you easy-to-understand social work concepts and tools that you can apply now to transform conflict on your team to growth and performance. Full of stories and examples, this is your guide to the often difficult conversations required for true, lasting conflict resolution.
Your team brand speaks for you.
This Is How We Roll is a light, fun journey through the process of creating a unique team brand that will set your team apart in every practice, game and tournament. Both on and off the court, ice or field, witness your team transform through the conflict resolution method of champions.
|Publisher:||Now What Facilitation|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)|
About the Author
Nadia currently applies her skill as a trainer at the Justice Institute of British Columbia and other agencies where she trains social workers, and in sports leagues where she helps teams take advantage of differences rather than falling into the many traps of divisive behavior.
Nadia's company, Now What Facilitation, assists athletic organizations in simplifying their work by developing their capacity to manage and resolve conflict. She focuses on essential policies, protocols, training and techniques for effective decision-making. Her clients have included provincial sport administrators and coaches, as well as athletic teams ranging from the high school to the collegiate level.
Nadia has also learned much from her husband, Jim, and daughters, Lucy and Abby, all of whom are multi-sport athletes and coaches. They have provided invaluable and up-close insight into the foundation of her approach to conflict resolution in sport.
Table of Contents
PART I—CONFLICT: THE WAY TO SUCCESS
Chapter 1 Conflict Is Not Only Inevitable; It’s Necessary
The B Word
How Is Conflict a Good Thing?
Conflict and the Stages of Team Development
Chapter 2 Understanding Perception
How We Make Assumptions
The Circle of Inference
Common Decision-Making Traps—And How to Avoid Them
How Do Values Fit?
How to Work Through the Circle
Chapter 3 How—And Why—To Create an All-Win
Positions and Interests
Moving Beyond Positions
The Five Steps to Conflict Resolution
All-Wins in Action
PART II—ON THE COURT: FROM CONFLICT TO COHESION
Chapter 4 Catching Conflict Early
The Red Flags: How Does Conflict Start?
Verbal Communication...In the Age of the Kk!
It’s All in the Mush: How Conflict Escalates
Practice Your Detective Skills
Conflict > Conversion > Cohesion
Conflict Styles Matter
Chapter 5 Peer Leadership
How Do You Spot a Leader?
Why Is Peer Leadership So Important?
How Can You Cultivate Peer Leaders?
Define Team Roles
Chapter 6 Team Planning Meetings
How to Use Your First Meetings
A Forum for Mitigating and Resolving Conflict
How to Set Up and Run TPMs
Introduction of the Facilitator and Icebreaker
Document the Plan Summary
Pitfalls to Avoid
Chapter 7 Team Goals and Values
Chapter 8 Tricky Conversations: Conflict Conversion 1-1
Six Essential Questions Before You Email (or Text or DM or Tweet)
How to Set the Stage for a Face-to-Face
Tricky Conversation Starter Script
During the Conversation
PART III—BRAND POWER PLAY
Chapter 9 Your Team’s Brand
Additional Brand Considerations
Chapter 10 In the Game
Brands in Action
Individuals Together: Candice Drouin
Team...Team...Team: AJ Sander
Beyond the White Lines: Joni Frei
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