So, maybe today's blog should be about creativity. But, I have to admit, I thought long and hard this past weekend about whether I was avoiding a conflict. I decided the answer was "not" because the core issue was not in dispute - just the how to.
Conflict avoidance is most frequently the topic when conflict in organizations is discussed. Conflict resolution - as quickly as possible - is the second most frequent topic. This is bad news because meaningful conflict is a cornerstone in healthy, successful organizations. These tips will help you initiate and encourage positive conflict: Fight for What's Right: Tips to Encourage Meaningful Conflict.
How to Deal With a Negative Coworker: Negativity Matters.
More resources about Conflict Resolution.