In a perfect world, we would all get along with our coworkers and bosses all the time. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world.
While most of us make our best efforts to avoid conflict at work, occasionally it is unavoidable. Here are some of my best tips on how to make all of your conflicts in the workplace healthy and (hopefully) productive, so you can move on and get back to what really matters.
1. Give up on the idea of “winning”
The best way to win an argument is to let go of the idea that you actually have something to “win.”
Winning, in this case, doesn’t mean getting your way or showing the opposition how they are wrong. Instead, it means being the person who helps everyone get on the same page so everyone can move forward.
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