One constant in life is “conflict.” The reality of conflict for leaders needs to be understood in order to resolve it.
At least four reasons explain why conflict exists.
1) Change always brings conflict.
2) We live in a complex and diverse world.
3) We interact with people.
4) We cannot control every situation.
Knowing these reasons is not enough. We are all aware of the fact that conflict exists and, for some, conflicts are greater now than ever before.
The question to consider is, “How do we deal with conflict when it comes?”
Over the next few days, we will explore a few suggestions.