Training tools for developing great people skills.
Conflict becomes destructive when anger, jealousy, and other strong emotions turn the focus away from problem solving and toward personal attacks. Destructive conflict can ruin relationships among workers, interfere with productivity, destroy teamwork, and contribute to employee absenteeism and turnover.
While acknowledging common sources of conflict, this entertaining video provides eight specific, reliable solutions: skills that help you put aside your differences, control your emotion, and move forward.
It is true that there are many things you CAN’T control when you are dealing with your coworkers or colleagues. But there are skills you can learn to keep disagreements constructive and resolve conflicts in a positive way. The most important thing to keep in mind is that resolving conflict is not about one person proving the other person wrong. Resolving conflict is about working WITH the other person to solve the problem and maintain the relationship.
The bottom line is that there will always be conflict. The secret is learning to manage it successfully. Doing so empowers you to take control of your life—and career.