This page shows all Life Tools Podcasts related to Relationship Skills by date with the latest podcast at the top of the list. Click on any to listen.
- Regaining rapport with someone who is upset with you
May 4, 2014
Even in the best relationships your counterpart will likely become upset with you from time to time. This tool will help you to successfully resolve such situations and rebuild the relationship. You might even find that successfully dealing with the situation will make the relationship even stronger than it was before.
- Creating rapport when meeting someone for the first time
April 11, 2014
Most of us tend to feel a bit awkward or uncomfortable when meeting someone for the first time. In this episode, we give you a 7 step tool to help make that first meeting go smoothly and increase the chance of creating a good relationship. When talking about how to gain rapport with someone, we ...
- How to gain rapport with others by starting with yourself
March 30, 2014
When wanting to create rapport with someone else, you need to start out by creating rapport with yourself first. You need to feel comfortable in your own skin, in your own shoes. And the way you do that is to begin by calming yourself and becoming receptive to everything taking place in and around you.
- How to create high quality relationships by modeling excellence
February 13, 2014
Do you find it challenging to create and maintain high quality relationships? Are you wondering how others have an easier time in doing so? We give you insights into creating better relationships by asking 9 questions.
- How to respond to criticism
January 31, 2014
Have you ever received criticism and was not sure about what to do with it? Did you just get upset and shoot back an unpleasant response? This tool will give you an alternative way to respond to criticism which can lead to better relationships and self-improvement.
- How to forgive someone
December 14, 2013
We talk about how to forgive someone who has wronged you in the past. Moreover, we will talk about how to use Positive Intention to understand the potential reasons why this person did what they did, and how to use this understanding to let go of your resentment towards that other person.
- Appreciating people who are different than you to create stronger relationships
December 1, 2013
When someone behaves differently than our normal behavior we often wind up judging them rather than appreciating the value to the relationship. This tool will help you assess another person in a positively-oriented manner while maintaining faith in all they are capable of. And you might also learn a bit about yourself as well.
- Everyday Anger Management
October 13, 2013
We describe a 5-step tool for effectively dealing with “everyday anger” and the Seishindo theory behind what causes most people to get angry.
- Defusing Potential Conflict: Part 2 – Strengthening your appreciation for your counterpart
September 13, 2013
We discuss how you can further defuse potential conflict with someone by appreciating that their model of the world is different than yours and by developing a sense of “we-dentity”.
- Defusing Potential Conflict: Part 1 – Setting the stage for collaboration
August 28, 2013
We teach you how to change the way you engage in relationships by becoming more open and forthcoming with your counterpart.
- Building better relationships through the perspectives of others
August 1, 2013
This 6-step tool will help you learn how to build better relationships by learning how to understand and appreciate the perspectives of others.
- Positive Intention: Part 3 – With Yourself
May 30, 2013
This podcast explores how we can have a better relationship with ourselves, and in the process, wind up having better relationships with others by leveraging the concept of positive intention.
- Positive Intention: Part 2 – With Others
May 12, 2013
This podcast explores how we can have better relationships with others by assuming that they have positive intentions – in other words, by assuming each person really does want to be engaged in relationships that serve all parties involved.
- Positive Intention: Part 1 – Introduction
April 28, 2013
This podcast introduces the Seishindo view about positive intention and how it can help people live more fulfilling lives. Positive Intention will be a key and fundamental tool we will use in future podcasts.