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Moving workplace conflict from dysfunctional to functional

When I get a call about workplace conflict, I often find that: The situation has been brewing for a long time. There have been repeated violations of social norms. The person monitoring the situation tends to want to avoid conflict. A quick fix is most desired. It is unlikely that there is a quick fix […]

What to do with an annoying person at work

Let’s be honest.  Even if we like our jobs and we like the majority of our co-workers, we all have at least one person we have to be in contact with at work that we would rather do without. If we are lucky, that person is external, rather than internal — clients, customers, other business […]