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Reply responsively to the below discussion post. Discussion reply must be at least 200 words. And should include at least one in-text citation from the Bible regarding the topic of conflict resolution. Discussion reply should not be a summary of the discussion post. Discussion Post: After researching and viewing a number of TED Talks on conflict resolution this week, I came across one that resonates with me. Jay Johnson speaks about conflict on his TED Talk of “Dealing with Difficult People”. How to Deal with Difficult People-Jay Johnson, TED Talk Jay Johnson specializes in behavior and organizational development. His expertise reaches audiences all over the world as they listen to how to maximize relationships in the workplace and in their lives at home. Jay Johnson holds a Master’s Degree in communication as well as public relations (Johnson, 2021). In addition to his formal education, Jay Johnson also is a designated Master Trainer and has been honored numerous times within the industry. I chose this particular TED Talk as dealing with others is something that everyone, regardless of their background, must do on a daily basis. In addition to the topic alone, I felt that what Mr. Johnson discusses in his TED Talk was interesting and worthy of watching even outside of the scope of this class. The comments on this particular video and the third party reviews of Jay Johnson ensure me that this particular TED Talk is one all should watch. In this video, Jay states that people must overcome the initial response or reactive response that people we view as “hard to deal with” in an order to achieve productivity and productive relationships. Throughout my life, there have been situations where I have to find a way to work with people I do not like to work with. The approaches Jay describes in the video of how to overcome the reactive response are approaches that I have used in my own life and have found success. In Scripture, we are called to treat others with respect especially when it is difficult. By being open to the views of others, conflicts can be minimized or prevented. “Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses” (Proverbs 10:12, New International Version). As Christians, we must reduce the hatred in our hearts and work to care for others around us even when it is difficult. As we live our lives, we must work diligently to work with everyone in our lives to give glory to God through our actions. References: Johnson, J. (2021, April 17). Motivational Keynote Speaker – Jay Johnson, Behaviefror and Performance. Jay Johnson. https://jayjohnsonspeaks.com/motivational-keynote-speaker/.