Conflict comes with leadership as the sparks fly upward. If you don’t want to deal with conflict, leadership is not your thing. Being a leader is not about IF you will tackle conflict but HOW. In fact, no other ability (other than being able to get results) so shapes people’s careers as the ability to deal with conflict.
One of the most difficult yet important aspects of negotiations is to learn to detect inconsistencies or lies in other people’s accounts of the conflict. It’s difficult because most of us come from a place of relatively good will toward others, even in a competitive negotiation session… But not all of us.
If your child is in daycare, it’s likely that you’ll eventually disagree with something your childcare provider does or says. Recognizing when to say something, and how to approach the subject with your provider, will help maintain a positive relationship between you and your childcare provider and a healthy environment for your child.
Avoid getting in a power struggle. There is a noteworthy relationship between power and authority. Several times, as power increases, influence decreases and vice versa. Famous sociologist Erik Erikson noted that children turn out to be emotionally bothered when they hold power they cannot responsibly control.
We are all very aware that the vast majority of companies prefer to promote from within, especially for the first levels of supervision/management. There are distinct advantages to doing so since the person knows the organization, product, etc. and provides a positive career path for the individual contributor.
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.