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Season 1, Episode 37

How to End Drama – 10 Steps to Shifting You and Your Team out of Drama

About this episode:

Drama is toxic, stifling, and contagious. Teams break down and creativity grinds to a halt when drama is involved. It is up to us, as leaders, to mitigate the drama and empower ourselves and our teams. This can be difficult without the right tools and mindsets to empower your leadership.

In this episode, enjoy the skill-building executive coaching series Caneel gifted a Fortune 500 client after an in-person leadership training session. You will learn 10 essential skills that will guide you in how to shift yourself out of drama – and for you managers of people – how to help your teams learn to end drama as well. 

After this episode, you will have experience with the concepts, mindsets, and practices of this important aspect of conscious leadership, and you will also have free tools and practical applications to bust drama in your professional and personal life. 



Read more about shifting your team out of drama

Discover how to navigate team and company drama with these 10 essential leadership skills. Blaming, criticizing, hustling, and gossip are signs you’re caught in the drama triangle. Learn to slow down, locate yourself, apply curiosity, coach, challenge, and speak unarguably. Embrace drama as part of the human experience and lead your team towards a drama-free and productive environment.

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Want to hear more about the drama triangle?

Learn how to limit your time spent in drama by recognizing drama in its three main forms, the cost of drama, and how to recognize the warning signs of drama. This episode explains what the Drama Triangle model is and its different aspects. By the end of this coaching session, you will be able to Identify what each Drama Triangle archetype represents and the way they impact your behavior and leadership. Discover how the Victim, Villain, and Hero manifest in your life and how to recognize the limiting stories you’ve been telling yourself.  Gain the tools to combat Below the Line stories and shift Above the Line when you find yourself in drama.


4:51 – Skill 1: Prepare to Shift Out of Drama

7:43 – Skill 2: Locating Yourself

11:01 – Skill 3: Are You Willing to Shift?

16:50 – Skill 4: Learn How to Get Curious

20:37 – Skill 5: Be the Creator

22:48 – Skill 6: Be the Coach

26:01 – Skill 7: Be the Challenger

30:59 – Skill 8: How to Speak Unarguably

33:45 – Skill 9: Be the Resolution

36:54 – Skill 10: Accept the Drama

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