Working in an office space can bring up so many issues around communication, conflict, politics, not to mention just trying to move the ball forward on whatever you’re doing while working with a lot of different types of people. When we get along with our colleagues, things can operate smoothly. But today we’re diving into how to handle workplace conflict so you can better manage those sticky situations that come up for all of us from time to time. Our guest today, Melanie Beiler, is an expert in communication, but also works in human resources so she’s seen it all. We talk a lot about corporate environment in this episode but we also dive into what these issues look like on smaller teams or for entrepreneurs also. We cover it all.

Melanie works in the human resources department at a healthcare facility as the director of Training and Professional Development. She holds her Masters of Education in Training and development and was an addictions therapist in her prior career. Melanie is also the founder of, a communications training and coaching agency whose aim is to help female entrepreneurs and professionals to achieve success through communications and public speaking training. Melanie’s a self-proclaimed communications nerd, and geeks out teaching communication skills whether it be public speaking, Facebook Lives, or any other communication skill that will help women to be more confident and competent. She is mom of two and the wife to a loving husband.

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Resources & Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Melanie Beiler Website

Melanie Beiler Facebook

Melanie Beiler Instagram

Confident Communication Workbook

Burnout Rescue Plan

Deliberate Life Challenge

Working Parent Resource Website  

About the Working Parent Resource:

Welcome to the Working Parent Resource Podcast. This podcast is all about helping burned out working parents escape survival mode by becoming more intentional at home, at work, and everywhere in between. Together we explore fundamental principles of psychology, the latest research on subjects such as happiness, productivity, mindfulness and relationships, and we hear personal stories that are all designed to help you become the best version of yourself in a noisy and demanding world. Let’s break down the overwhelm together so you can create a more deliberate and fulfilling lifestyle on YOUR terms.

Sarah Argenal is the Founder and CEO of the Working Parent Resource and Host of the Working Parent Resource Podcast. She has her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy and Adult Development and is a Certified Professional Coach with 20 years of experience in psychotherapy, coaching, college-level instruction, program development, and project management. Sarah lives with her husband and two little boys in San Diego, California. 

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