It’s Thursday, February 13, 2020, and I’m feeling better after missing last week. February 6, 2020 was hosted by tech guru Chris Jenkins. Our Entrepreneur Social Club [tm], meets every Thursday night, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at our glorious ESC HQ, my historic venue, NOVA 535. This dynamic group gathers for business development, drinks, mentoring, networking, laughter, plus sharing successes, failures and for honest feedback. Then we go downtown for dinner and more drinks. Tonight we discuss conflict resolution, so let’s Take a Breath Ask Why and Listen.
Take a Breath Ask Why and Listen
Conflict is inevitable, and sometimes, when managed properly, quite useful. It can bring about new understanding, previously unrealized issues and frustrations, and can help move people, events and organizations forward. It can also lead to stress overload, yelling, screaming, crying, binge drinking, aggravation and frustration. It’s all about how YOU manage YOUR emotions. You cannot control anything else, except your hands, feet, body, face, mind and mouth. Breathe IN……. breathe OUT…. Count to 10. Breathe IN….. breathe OUT….. Take a breath ask why and listen.
Newcomer Amber Adams, the always energetic Mimi Lange, and Community Cafe founder Mandy Keyes share their delightful energy.
Arlene, Tony and our French investor pal Nick Diot pose for me, with Tony goofing around as usual.
Newcomer Larry Hobenhausen of Advance Engine and Transmission (Largo, Florida) and Compressor Tech, found us via Word Of Mouth. He shares a pose with Steve Rosen.
Newcomers Sindy Klonke (WOM), of Right Hook Brand, and her pal Tuesday Cariera are both want to be in sunny Florida more often. So they joined the ESC to help accelerate their brand merchandise business here locally; that’s smart! Welcome ladies! Next is Debra “Debbie” Kokkinos of BedazzlingNails.com and finally our most Tenacious Chic, Theresa Rea Gay.
() Talk in person (vs text/email; so true!)
() Sleep BEFORE make decision
() Make a (specific) request that is resolved by; accept, reject, counter, or delay.
() Stop listening stop hearing
() Ttake a breath
() Recognise source of conflict
() Exercise before
() Aask mentor / friend
() Ask a lot of questions as most confusion/misunderstanding leads to conflict
() Don’t assume
() I Feel this way _____
() Why am I angry? Why did I feel it was ok to react? Was the reaction worth the forthcoming emotion(s)?
() Rrepeat / summarize
() People’s perception is a reality
() De Escalation – reiterate the goal for this interaction / conversation
() I’d like to get to ____ during this convo
() Tony, jokingly, “I’m always right so there is no problem.”
Dinner and Drinks
Dinner was was tonight atHawker’s Asian 1235 Central Avenue 727-521-7253
Michael Scott Novilla
Hey everyone, I’m Globetrotting Entrepreneur Michael Scott Novilla, lucky enough to have visited 91 countries in search of the world’s best parties! I love hosting our weekly Entrepreneur Social Club, as well as running my world-class venue NOVA 535. Since I’ve produced over 2,000 5-Star Weddings and Events, I put all those wild stories and pearls of wisdom learned together into my first book. It’s 5 AM Go Home is a hilarious, step-by-step guide to producing your own amazing, 5-Star, party, wedding or event. Check out my Book.
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