Constructive confrontations

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It turns out that the conflict styles most of us use, are often not very effective. Fortunately, we can do something about this. This workshop is for all of us who are noticing that they often bury their head in the sand or feel like they are chopping with a blunt axe.

Frederiksplein 54, Amsterdam



How to confront constructively?

To confront or not to confront? Sometimes you cannot get around this question at work. Do you tell your colleagues how annoying you find it that they are always late? What do you do when you hear someone making a sexist remark? And what if you are convinced that the course that is being followed is not the right one? Based on insights from psychology, philosophy and conflict theory, this workshop will teach you how to constructively confront.

In this day-long workshop you will:

  • Learn to combine honesty with tact
  • Apply techniques and interventions to your own work
  • Learn about the need to speak up
  • Be given techniques to express yourself in a constructive way
  • Build up the confidence to take more risks and embrace ‘confrontations’.

Practical information

Language: English
Time: 9:30 – 17:30
Duration:: 8 hours, including a one hour break
Study Load: There is no compulsory homework. You will, however, be given ideas and techniques that you can try out after the workshop and apply in your work.
Study Material: You do not need to purchase any study material for this workshop.
For Whom: This workshop is suitable for employees and freelancers who want to challenge themselves and want to think more deeply about the subject and themselves.
Level: There are no entry requirements.
Address: Frederiksplein 54, Amsterdam
Price: € 395,- (ex. VAT)
More information: [email protected]

Gijs Deckers

Gijs is a philosopher and psychologist and works as a coach, trainer, speaker and theatre maker. He is an expert in stress management, wellbeing and burn-out. In his work he uses stories, humor and knowledge to help participants gain new insights. He knows how to ask the right questions and quickly gets to the heart of the matter.

Wicher Schols

Wicher Schols

Wicher is a trainer, coach and Head of Faculty at The School of Life. He graduated cum laude in Business Studies with a specialisation in Human Resources. He specialises in non-violent communication and talent development. With his open and sharp analytical vision, he is able to get the best out of people.

“The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes”

marcel proust


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