The Space Between

By Dr. Tammy Lenski

The Space Between is about getting better results from your most difficult and important conversations. Award-winning mediator, executive coach, and conflict resolution teacher Dr. Tammy Lenski shares practical strategies for resolving conflict and tension in high-priority relationships at work and home.

  1. 1.
    Is a distancing spiral quietly damaging your important relationship?
    5:01
  2. 2.
    Introducing QueryCards
    2:13
  3. 3.
    When opinions contrast sharply, practice scales
    3:59
  4. 4.
    Three alternatives to rumination after an argument
    5:57
  5. 5.
    How to be truly helpful when someone is upset
    9:09
  6. 6.
    On the importance of knowing what really matters
    4:49
  7. 7.
    Behind every criticism is a wish
    10:37
  8. 8.
    Break down listening barriers with these 4 questions
    6:51
  1. 9.
    An uncomplicated way to reduce the pitfalls of emotional memories during conflict resolution
    8:54
  2. 10.
    Five uncomplicated ways couples can turn arguments into discussions
    6:41
  3. 11.
    3 reasons they won’t change their behavior–and what to do about it
    11:38
  4. 12.
    5 ways to deal proactively with conflict while working from home during the coronavirus outbreak
    6:57
  5. 13.
    Upstream conflict resolution
    9:36
  6. 14.
    How to stop ruminating at night (other times too)
    8:34
  7. 15.
    Spark a shift in perspective with this question
    5:20
  8. 16.
    How to disagree better
    17:18
  9. 17.
    Choosing the right conflict resolution tools
    9:45
  10. 18.
    Every conflict contains a bid to be seen
    8:07
  11. 19.
    How to influence the way people act during conflict
    8:17
  12. 20.
    A way to turn anger into curiosity
    5:15
  13. 21.
    Start with a small yes
    7:14
  14. 22.
    Slow down and be the Bedouin
    3:28
  15. 23.
    Do the next right thing
    5:10
  16. 24.
    How to politely stop long-winded talkers
    4:34
  17. 25.
    Avoid this common blunder when confronting difficult behavior
    8:11
  18. 26.
    Control emotions better by labeling them
    6:58
  19. 27.
    Blame vs contribution (and how to make the shift adroitly)
    8:50
  20. 28.
    A lesson in compassion and understanding from a most annoying woman
    5:45
  21. 29.
    Flip the problem to illuminate hidden solutions
    8:54
  22. 30.
    4 handy principles for deciding when you can’t agree
    6:18
  23. 31.
    Is the Einstellung effect interfering with your problem solving?
    5:39
  24. 32.
    5 bad listening habits and how to break them
    8:53
  25. 33.
    Doubt your conflict story
    5:03
  26. 34.
    The type of problem that makes conflict resolution harder
    9:50
  27. 35.
    A visualization for letting go of things you can’t change
    4:58
  28. 36.
    3 ways to turn adversaries into problem-solving partners
    8:10
  29. 37.
    How to express a concern without making things worse
    8:03
  30. 38.
    Ask yourself this kind of question when an argument rattles you
    8:25
  31. 39.
    Fighting in a relationship: The gift of anger
    4:06
  32. 40.
    This common (but faulty) reasoning leads to bad decisions
    10:19
  33. 41.
    5 impactful questions for handling difficult moments
    6:11
  34. 42.
    Is the overconfidence effect sabotaging your communication?
    0:23
  35. 43.
    An effortless way to discern others’ emotions
    6:30
  36. 44.
    How to backpedal after saying the wrong thing
    4:29
  37. 45.
    Can this key ingredient protect your marriage from relationship conflict?
    6:54
  38. 46.
    The communication method that makes disagreements worse
    4:55
  39. 47.
    The Picasso trick for better problem solving
    6:22
  40. 48.
    When it seems trivial, pay close attention
    4:11
  41. 49.
    You make me so angry!
    6:48
  42. 50.
    4 quick techniques to help you think straight in an argument
    5:16

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