Mining for Conflict

We know that if we ask people to respond to the word conflict that most of the initial thoughts people have are negative and drive them into fight or flight mode.

Now we all know enough to catch ourselves and say, “Oh conflict is a good and necessary thing.”  The challenge for many is saying that with a straight face while the limbic system pumps heart pounding chemicals throughout our bodies robbing us of our precious thoughts from our neo-cortex.

Productively managing conflict is crucial to innovation and growth.  Learn how to actually believe that conflict can be productive and the value of looking for it rather than hiding from it.