If it's not handled properly, conflict has the potential to poison your business, writes Michele Towers. Conflicts start as internal struggles and later turn into external disputes between individuals, she notes. To prevent conflict from harming your company, it's important to be able to cope with these internal issues and to strive to work with other people. "[T]he more we are aware of how to communicate with and motivate others, the more conflict-free our work environment becomes," she explains.
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