August 14, 2019
Well, “easy” may not be the best way to characterize conflict mediation. Often, the roots of conflict run deep, so deep that we may not fully understand what it is we are reacting to. Is it a clash of values? Differing perceptions of the same situation? Unmet expectations?
When we find ourselves at odds with someone else, as we inevitably will, it is useful to step back and ask yourself three questions:
Answering these three questions will not in itself resolve the conflict. It will, however, give you the clarity you need to have the honest and authentic discussion that will enhance your chances of achieving a successful resolution.
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