Dealing with Angry People

Sometimes homeschool leaders must deal with angry members. Join Carol Topp this week as she talks with a homeschool leader about dealing with angry people. #podcast #homeschoolSometimes homeschool leaders must deal with angry members. It seems as if the ugliness from social media creeps into our homeschool groups. It’s happened to Alicia Strunkel, a homeschool leader form Georgia. Alicia explains to host Carol Topp how she has learned to deal with upset people both online and in person.

Alicia shares some tips including:

  • Don’t try to defend yourself
  • Don’t become argumentative
  • Don’t fan the flame and it dies out
  • Let it go!
  • Aim for personal peace

Alicia also explains her emotional base and how her faith plays a role in her leadership in a beautiful, heartfelt way

Listen to the end (15 minutes) for a boost of encouragement for homeschool leaders.

My favorite quote from Alicia was “We can’t make them happy, so there is no point in refuting (the argument) on social media. Argumentation doesn’t solve anything.”

 

 

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