Defensiveness is usually a natural reaction when something happens that doesn’t meet your expectation of how someone should treat you.
After a while, you’ll secure a fine collection of co-dependent, emotionally dead, unproductive, non-contributors that are easy to manipulate using these proven techniques.
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Most people don’t really believe Collaborative Conflict is possible… but it is. In fact it’s a necessary, even critical part of effective team dynamics.
But we often act as though it is! We each have a hidden belief that everyone is like us and if they’re not… well… they must be wrong. This little piece of irrationality is alive in all of us. To get over it, the truth is we need to get over ourselves. In fact when …