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6 Strategies on How to Use Conflict as a Powerful Career Tool


use conflict as a powerful career toolConflict is one of the most underutilized career tools. When conflict presents itself, you want to run, but I suggest that you don’t.

Many professionals go to great lengths to duck conflict. That’s because, as Peter T. Colemen and Robert Ferguson explain in the book “Making Conflict Work,” it “elicits anxiety.” Yet, managing conflict is absolutely necessary for achieving your own professional as well as the organization’s goals. Those could include getting a raise, remaining within budget by reducing employee benefits and acquiring a company to fill a gap in your product line.

Here are 6 tips for how to leverage conflict as a powerful tool in the workplace:Continue Reading…