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10 Quotes That Will Help You Handle Workplace Conflict

One of the most important ingredients of every successful business venture is the existence of cohesive team. But sometimes, especially when the business grows and the expansion of the team is inevitable, it happens different conflicts between the team members to occur. And some of these conflicts can be very harmful for the startup, can slow down the work process and can lead to insuperable outcomes. Here you can find 10 timeless quotes that will help you to handle workplace conflict.

“The Law of win/win says: Let’s not do it your way or my way; let’s do it the best way.” Greg Anderson

“There are two ways of meeting difficulties: You alter the difficulties or you alter yourself meeting them.” Phyllis Bottome

“Power in organizations is the capacity generated by relationships. It is an energy that comes into existence through relationships.” Margaret Wheatley

“When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.” Dale Carnegie

“A good manager doesn’t try to eliminate conflict; he tries to keep it from wasting the energies of his people. If you’re the boss and your people fight you openly when they think that you are wrong-that’s healthy.” Robert Townsend

“Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.” Walter Lippmann

“In business, when two people always agree, one of them is irrelevant.” William Wrigley

“When you realize you’ve made a mistake, make amends immediately. It’s easier to eat crow while it’s still warm.” Dan Heist

“Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.” Ronald Reagan

“10% of conflicts are due to difference in opinion. 90% are due to wrong tone of voice.” Unknown

─ June 17, 2015