Conflict is inevitable with different types of people or several dominant people in a team. Learn how to get your team to accept conflict and resolve conflict.
- Conflict is going to be inevitable…with different types of people in a team.…A good team is almost doomed in this respect.…The person who thinks of ideas is never going to like…the one who finds the flaw in plans.…And the caring person is never really…going to like the pushy one.…So, the thing is to realize that it's going to happen.…And, not be too phased by it; just try to channel that…energy in a constructive direction.…For example, if you've got several dominant people…in a team, try to give them…their own areas of control.…
Look out for the slightly less dominant ones…switching off because they can't be in charge.…And, instead of letting their talents go to waste,…find or suggest other roles for them.…Most naturally dominant people, can be the boss,…but can also do lots of other things once they realize…that they aren't going to be the boss.…And, actually, maybe that's not the most fun thing…to be doing in the team anyway.…A small, but ridiculous example of this:…when I travel on the subway with a group of people,…
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- Getting the job done
- Dividing up the work
- Cultivating communication
- Handling conflict
- Delivering reliably
- Playing more than one role
- Using your strengths and dealing with your weaknesses
Skill Level Beginner
1. The Importance of Teams
2. What Makes a Great Team?
3. Your Responsibility to Other Team Members
4. Becoming a Better Team Member
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