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    Conflict — The Unexpected Gift

    MAKING THE MOST OF DISPUTES IN LIFE AND WORK

    openness,limiting mindset,disagreement,being right
    In Part 1 of this post, I wrote that it’s human nature to believe strongly that you are right when you are arguing with someone, and that the other person is wrong. I also said that I found myself in such a situation when the co-authors of our book, Conflict—The Unexpected Gift, and I were...
    defensiveness,accept influence,being right,compromise,limiting mindset
    It’s human nature to believe strongly that you are right when you are arguing with someone, and that the other person is wrong. In today’s polarized world, it is a very common occurrence. Some years ago, I found myself in such a situation when the co-authors of our book, Conflict—The Unexpected...
    A new friend visited me recently – with masks and properly distanced – and as we sat in my garden she shared a family saga that has been going on for many years. It was obvious to me that she needed to share this with someone who could be an empathetic listener. I sensed that it may have helped...
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