Conflict is expected in any organization. It will show up in any relationship you consider meaningful or important. Though it gets a bad rap, healthy conflict is essential for high performance, productivity, teamwork, and satisfying relationships. So it makes sense that one part of effective leadership is understanding how to manage and resolve conflict, whether…

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Are you surprised that lawyers tend to be people that avoid conflict? Are you one of them? It turns out that there are reasons why lawyers tend to avoid conflict.  An avoidance “strategy” can be useful but it can also cost you a lot. Observe yourself this week to see if your conflict style has…

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