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13 Situations When You Shouldn’t Say I’m Sorry at Work

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  Article by Peter Jones. Full article can be found at https://www.thejobnetwork.com/13-situations-when-you-shouldnt-say-im-sorry-at-work-062016/ Failing to apologize for your mistakes is a big sin in the workplace. It can cost you good coworker relationships—or worse, your job. But on the other hand, constantly apologizing, starting sentences with “I’m sorry…” or prefacing everything you say with “Sorry…” can […]

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How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation

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  Article by Amy Gallo. Full article can be found at https://hbr.org/2017/12/how-to-control-your-emotions-during-a-difficult-conversation It’s hard not to get worked up emotionally when you’re in a tense conversation. After all, a disagreement can feel like a threat. You’re afraid you’re going to have to give up something — your point of view, the way you’re used to […]

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How to Turn a Conflict With Your Co-Worker Into a Calm Conversation

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  Article by Deborah Grayson Riegel. Full article can be found at https://www.inc.com/deborah-grayson-riegel/having-a-conflict-with-a-co-worker-remind-yourself-to-be-grateful-for-these-3-things.html When someone is fighting fair, call it out and say “thank you” Have you ever had a conflict with a co-worker? Of course you have. If your company employs more than one person, workplace conflict is inevitable. And even if you’re a sole […]

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Even Experienced Executives Avoid Conflict

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Article by Ron Ashkenas. Full article can be found at https://hbr.org/2016/03/even-experienced-executives-avoid-conflict Few managers will admit to actively avoiding difficult conversations with colleagues. But I’ve noticed that while many speak about the importance of candor for getting things done, managers often sidestep or steer clear of emotionally charged situations by pretending they don’t exist, delaying the […]

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How Self-Managed Teams Can Resolve Conflict

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  Article by Amit Maimon. Full article can be found at https://hbr.org/2017/04/how-self-managed-teams-can-resolve-conflict In a traditional team structure, conflicts can be escalated to the boss to resolve. Can’t agree on how to prioritize projects, or on which deadlines need to shift? Ask the team leader to step in and make a call. Think a coworker is […]

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Should You Share Your Feelings During a Work Conflict?

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  Article by Susan David. Full article can be found at https://hbr.org/2017/12/should-you-share-your-feelings-during-a-work-fight When a disagreement gets heated with a colleague, it’s normal to feel all sorts of emotions: disappointment, anger, frustration. But should you express those emotions? Or try to keep them close to your chest? Will it help if you tell your colleague that […]

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After an Argument: The Right Way to Make Up

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  Article by Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W.. Full article can be found at https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/fixing-families/201806/after-argument-the-right-way-make Making up after an argument is more than just saying you’re sorry. Jason and Kate had one of those late-night arguments last night…again. It wasn’t one of their worst, but it left them both feeling raw. The next morning was awkward, circling […]

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Lessons from a Couples Therapist: Conflict Avoidance Can Destroy Your Marriage

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  Article by Irina Baechle, LCSW. Full article can be found at https://psychcentral.com/blog/lessons-from-a-couples-therapist-conflict-avoidance-can-destroy-your-marriage/ Conflict avoidance is one of the biggest topics that keep coming in couples counseling sessions. Holding off conflicts happens when one partner avoids conflicts in order to protect the relationship against another escalation. Sometimes withdrawing or distancing yourself in order to avoid […]

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8 Types Of Internal Conflict And How To Find Peace Of Mind

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  Article by Mateo Sol. Full article can be found at https://truththeory.com/2017/08/27/8-types-internal-conflict-find-peace-mind/ Your mind and heart feel like they’re split in two. You want to do something, but another part of you is screaming “NO WAY!” You believe in something, but you just cannot condone an action that belief teaches. You feel like something is […]

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How To Resolve Conflict Faster, According To Experts

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  Article by Carina Wolff. Full article can be found at https://www.bustle.com/p/how-to-resolve-conflict-faster-according-to-experts-11461113 In a perfect world, we would all get along beautifully — no fighting, no misunderstandings, and no awkward tension. Unfortunately, with so many different personalities and opinions, this reality isn’t very likely, but we can work to make communication a little smoother. There […]

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