Getting along with people can be more complicated than it appears. If it were easy, everybody would be good at it!
How you treat people, how they treat you, what makes it work well, and why it doesn’t work when it doesn’t is always important to consider.
Conflict is part of human nature.
When the challenges and stress of leadership are added to everyday relationships, conflict is heightened.
The speed and pressure of leadership increase the potential to overlook even the most simple and basic relationship skills. That always gets a leader in trouble.
Treating someone in a way that you would not want them to treat you is never intentional, but it is inevitable without heartfelt effort. And that effort begins with paying attention to the simple, but not always easy, basics.Read More