Are you smart, logical, armed with compelling evidence to support your case? Yeah, I thought so. Sadly, that’s not likely to do any good if you find yourself in a real argument with your colleagues. While facts are great for problem-solving, they’re of little use in conflict resolution. Read on to learn why facts don’t solve fights.
During the question and answer section of a speech I gave last week, someone posed a question that I think is top of mind for many people: if two of my teammates are fighting, should I get involved? How would you answer? Do you subscribe to the “none of my business” approach and butt […]
My first dysfunctional team was a challenging, painful, character building (as my mom would call it) experience. It taught me many things (the hard way). It taught me about the importance of all being on the same page as a team. It taught me about how critical it is to have a trusting relationship with […]
This is the second of a two part blog on getting conflict right. This one is for you if you’ve been accused of being aggressive or a bully. If you wouldn’t hurt a fly, read the first in the series on how to overcome your conflict avoidant tendencies–it’s here. Most people struggle to find that […]