Category Archive: Conflict resolution

You Might Not Like it but There are 5 Good Things About Conflict

Managers spend between 40% and 90% of their time dealing with conflict. With that in mind, it makes sense to get the most out of such a time consuming activity. Leadership Freak readers… Continue reading

Analyzing Tension: Why a Short Loaf of Bread is Best

A loaf of bread should be much shorter. The longer the loaf, the longer the wait for my favorite piece of bread. The heel!   To be clear, thin heels get too crunchy… Continue reading

7 Signs You Let Others Control You During Emotional Turmoil

You must know yourself to manage yourself. Self-aware leaders choose how they show up. Low self-awareness means you can’t manage yourself with authenticity.   Emotional turmoil seduces you into self-forgetfulness. When you forget… Continue reading

How to Show Up During Emotional Turmoil

Stressful times create emotional turmoil. Emotional conflict on the team always hurts and often harms. Leadership includes managing emotion, both your own and others’. How to Show Up During Emotional Turmoil: #1. Always… Continue reading

Conversation Starters that Enable Conflict Resolution

Hot emotion raises aggression and lowers IQ. Don’t wait for the heat of conflict to determine how to handle conflict. It takes more courage to develop a plan to resolve conflict than it… Continue reading

Black Hats and Raised Eyebrows – Smart Strategies for Resolving Conflict

Work would be awesome if we could just be rid of those irritating people. Workload is the number one cause of stress at work. People issues are number two. (AIS) Resolve conflict or… Continue reading