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How do you cope with conflict in the workplace?

Conflict can make many people feel very uncomfortable. It’s easy to become emotionally invested in the outcome of a conflict and feel personally attacked. For some, conflict in the workplace is an immediate incentive to start looking for another job.

As a leader and manager you can’t avoid conflict. It comes with the territory! And you can’t afford to ignore it or you may lose some of your best people as well as the resources you need to do your job. Nor can you afford to get so involved in the conflict that you become a part of it.

So how do you cope with conflict in the workplace?

In fact your role is to manage through conflict, however uncomfortable it may make you feel.

This means it is critical that you understand your own response to conflict and develop the skills that will allow you to cope effectively with conflict in organisations.

Once you can do that, not only will you cope well with conflict you will even begin to see the positive role conflict can have in an organisation in terms of fairly establishig priorities and access to limited resources.

You’ll find more details on the three essentials for coping with conflict in the Member’s area of the Leadership Coaching Club, so if you are a member, you can login now for more help to develop these critical leadership skills.

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In addition to The Three Essentials For Coping With Conflict, here are just some of the items you will find inside:

How To Say ‘No’ To Your Boss
How To Handle People Who Disagree With You
How To Reduce Meetings That Waste Your Time
10 Ways To Start Taking Control Of Your Time, Your Life And Your Work…
The Easiest Way To Give An Impromptu Speech
Customer Service Training In 3 Quick Steps
Three Quick Stress Busters
What Your Employees Expect Of You
Motivating Staff Explained
How To Turn Problems To Profits
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Kind regards


PS. That link again for the Leadership Coaching Club and all the help you need to mentor, manage and lead is

PPS.  Share how you cope with conflict in the workplace by adding a comment below.