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Conflict Resolution:
5 Best Practices for Leaders

  As a leader, what are your best practices in conflict resolution? Let me ask you this: How much time do you spend putting out fires, particularly interpersonal ones? If you’re anything like the leaders I work with, it’s probably in the ball park of 20%. That may feel like a lot, but consider the […]
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Conflict Resolution at Work:
What’s Your Goal?

Diverse perspectives are beneficial for organizations. They challenge tunnel vision and the status quo, and promote learning and innovation. When issues are constructively debated, new solutions emerge. But too often I have seen organizations with opposing points of view turn to unhealthy conflict. What’s worse, many leaders are ill-prepared for effective conflict resolution.
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Conflict Resolution:
How the Best Leaders Measure-up

When I see conversations escalate into conflict, I don’t have to look far to see competition, egos and rivalries in action. That’s not to say that competition is a bad thing; far from it. Innovation and positive change often begin with those who refuse to “go along to get along.” But when healthy debate turns […]
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