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Why We Fight at Work

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Conflict At Work

Having a debate with your boss or your colleague is normal or a disagreement. However, fighting is not.

There are several forms of conflict that may manifest as:

  • People who pretend that there is no problem when clearly there is;
  • People who are outright aggressive and ...

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  1. Personal insecurity. We work with a diverse group of people and many of their characteristics may leave us feeling insecure. When insecurity gets triggered we behave in ways that we are not proud of.
  2. The desire for more power and control. People wh...

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  1. Admit that conflict at work is real and can get pervasive. There's no use denying this because denial never makes the problem go away.
  2. Cultivate empathy and compassion for others. Try to understand their drive, their passion, or the reason behi...

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