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HR HotSpot: The Beauty of Conflict Episode - Part 1

Team conflict is inevitable, and learning how to work with it instead of diffusing it is key.

In this episode of the Beauty of Conflict, Susan and CrisMarie give the first part of a presentation about harnessing a team’s competitive advantage at the TERRA Staffing Group. They start off by introducing the healthy benefits of conflict and how to tolerate and leverage that discomfort to pull out the best that team has to offer as opposed to paying the cost of leaving it unaddressed. Teams should be environments where uncomfortable conversations can take place, and as an exercise, Susan and CrisMarie poll their audience to identify those issues or situations where they feel most uneasy. Afterward, they introduce three opt-out styles, the Superstar, the Accommodator, and the Separator, to which people tend to go to in order to reduce tension, explaining the characteristics of each specific type and why none of them are productive pathways in the end.

Tune in and learn about the beauty of conflict in teams and how to reap fruits from it!

About HR Hotspot

HR HotSpot is a series of webinars from TERRA Staffing Group that deliver actionable insights and best practices related to human resources, staffing, employment law, and more. These free webcasts feature presentations from industry leaders and HR experts, covering a wide range of topics related to today’s workplace. These presentations have valuable insights that will help anyone navigate the complexities of today’s workplace.

If you’d like us to speak at your organization about conflict, stress, team-building, or leadership, work with your team virtually, or coach you or leaders on your team, reach out to us!

If you enjoyed the show, please share the podcast with your family and friends, or post a five-star review on iTunes. Rating and reviewing the show helps spread the word, which means less friction and suffering for everyone, and who doesn’t want that?

Key Take-Aways

  • How most people perceive conflict.

  • What are common issues employees face within teams.

  • How often do employees deal with conflict.

  • What the three typical opt-out styles consist of.

  • How embracing healthy conflict can create a sense of belonging.


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CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke

Coaches, Business Consultants, Speakers and Authors of The Beauty of Conflict

CrisMarie and Susan work with leaders and teams, couples in business, and professional women.

They help dysfunctional turnaround teams into high-performing, cohesive teams who trust each other, deal with differences directly, and have clarity and alignment on their business strategy, so they create great results.

Download the eBook, How to Talk About Difficult Topics, today!

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