conflict > competition: how everyone can win

Conflict. Contest. Competition. Aren’t they all the same? No.

So what’s the difference? Let’s consult Webster:

Now, let’s figure out where you’re encountering competition:

So how do we do better? Shift from competition/contest to conflict.

Your guide to constructive conflict

Everyone have their big boy/big girl pants on now?

Your conflict weapons:

Your final goal should be understanding, not winning. Acknowledge that constructive conflict isn’t about deal making but rather solution discovery.

The only time competition is healthy is when it’s with yourself today (or tomorrow) and who you were yesterday.

Operations Director & Project Mgmt at bicoasting MIA & SF

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