One needs to be able to identify and rely on relevant facts when resolving conflict because feelings change but facts don’t. You may think you know the difference between facts and feelings, but do you really? Check out this post to learn more.
Whenever you work with people, conflict is inevitable. The tension created by daily conflict either results in wasted time, decreased productivity, and poor decisions or the sort of internal competition that pushes each individual to do their best, if for no other reason that convince their coworkers that they can do it.
Couples are going to argue at some point or another. However, if you make sure that you’re arguing in a productive manner rather than resorting to a shouting match or flat-out ignoring the problem, you’re on your way to figuring out a solution that will not only solve the issue but strengthen the relationship.
When facing a conflict (whether you’re a participant or a mediator), it’s important to ask the right questions in order to solve the problem and come to a resolution. It’s important to have some critical questions ready in order to define the problem, identify the ultimate goal or outcome, and how to reach a solution or compromise.
When we’re under psychological pressure like that of a time constraint, you may make a bad decision, fail to uncover important facts or at least to forego a better, wiser decision is you had enough time to think it over. Learn how to give yourself enough time in this informative blog post.