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4 Keys To Successfully Resolving Conflicts in the Workplace If there’s one chore I could do without, it’s having to shop at the grocery store. I’m not sure if it’s because I always feel like a mouse in a maze trying to find the items on the grocery list (the logic of grocery store layouts still alludes me) or because standing in line waiting to pay for your groceries seems to take longer than any other check-out line. Regardless of the reason, a recent trip to one of our nearby grocery stores resulted in an unexpected – and pleasant – surprise in how it provided both an excellent example and inspiration on how to effectively resolve conflicts in the workplace. After working through the various grocery aisles and finding most of the items on my grocery list (it always seems that there’s one item I can never find in the store but which my wife could find with her eyes closed), I headed toward the front of the store and stood in one of the check-out lines to pay for my groceries.
Lack of confidence creates foolish urgency which blocks your ability to withhold judgment, gather information, and explore options. One cause of too much urgency: Questions from others pressure you to decide quickly. You don’t take enough time to gather information and explore options.
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While the global economy continues its rolling blackout – and who knows what will happen this week with the US at AA+ – we keep talking by candlelight about employee retention, employee engagement and all workplace things touchy-feely as if they’re inspirational anecdotes of an alternate universe we should all be living in. There are some exceptions of course, but we usually don’t live in that electrified looking glass. For example, are you employees doing a lot more with a lot less?