Mastering Your Triggers

Mastering Your Triggers

Last week we discussed how to identify your triggers – the things that tend to bring out the worst in you, not the best. Once you’ve identified what these are you can pause, take a minute to reflect, and change the negative behaviour that would typically emerge (raising your voice, pointing your finger, being more aggressive, talking over someone when you’re supposed to be listening), and turn it into a much more positive one.  …

What Are Your Triggers?

What Are Your Triggers?

We all have triggers – the little things that drive our reactions and behaviours, both good and bad.  However, do you know what your triggers are?  Can you recognize them before your auto-pilot reactions kick in?  Especially the more negative ones?  Understanding your own triggers can help make the difference between a successful interaction and a disastrous one, or a winning negotiation and a failed one. So how do you identify your triggers in the…