7 ways to respond to workplace conflict

first_imgConflict in the workplace is inevitable. Drama is sure to abound when meeting tight deadlines or dealing with strong personalities.Since these situations are unavoidable, it is important to have the correct mindset when responding. Marcel Schwantes, principal and founder of Leadership From the Core, recently listed seven ways to respond to workplace conflict with emotional intelligence. His list includes:1. Get perspective. Don’t come to any conclusion immediately; instead, listen to all involved parties first.2. Take a six-second pause. Six seconds? Schwantes explains that “the chemicals of emotion inside our brains and bodies usually last about six seconds.”3. Stay humble. Extend compassion. continue reading » 24SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img

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