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The Top 10 Mistakes To Avoid When Dealing With Conflict At Work

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Out of the total list of 41 Mistakes that I put together, here are the Top 10 I covered in the podcast

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#2 Not recognizing the cost of unresolved conflict – According to Daniel Dana, author of a book on conflict resolution, “Unresolved interpersonal conflict in the workplace is one of the largest reducible productivity costs, yet it is the least identified.”

#3 Avoiding conflict – A recent survey found that 35% of managers would rather jump out of a plane than deal with conflict. 27% would rather shave their head for charity, and 8% would rather eat bugs.

#10 Using anger – Don’t respond to issues when you are angry or upset.  Many people use anger to fuel them to overcome their fear of confrontation.

#13 - The Avalanche – Don’t let issues pile up over time until you unload like an avalanche, wiping out everything in your path.

#14 - Speculating about motives – You can judge facts, but you can only speculate/guess why someone did something. You know what happens when you ASSUME.

#23 - The "Go-Between"....

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Other resources mentioned in this podcast

Archisnapper - Slick app for preparing jobsite inspection reports, preconstruction photos, and any report that requires you to insert pictures and text into a Word or Google Doc. 

Tsheets - The best mobile time tracking app I have ever used. 

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