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4 Ways Good Managers Handle Conflict (From Inc.)

Earlier this month, Ann Coulter went to Twitter to share her outrage at Delta Airlines for changing her pre-booked seat. Delta fired back and a fiery conflict ensued.

Was this the best way to handle her conflict? Maybe, if you want a bunch of bad press.

However, when it comes to managing a team, bad PR is the last thing you want. You need productivity, efficiency and results.

One way to handle conflict so you never have to deal with the stress of it again is to get drinks or go for a walk. 

When you’re putting together a team, the first order of business is to bond. Spend time together and get to know each other on a personal level. Because, when you build relationships, you build a strong foundation of trust so that when conflicts inevitably arise, you’re equipped to handle them.

To read three more ways to handle conflict, click here.

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