6 Ways to Get Over Your Fear of Conflict

By Vivian Giang

Have you ever been rudely interrupted during a meeting? How about having to deal with a business partner who just can’t keep up their end of the bargain—ever?

During these uncomfortable situations, you may have avoided confronting the other person because you weren’t sure what to say and didn’t know how the conflict would affect your relationship. That’s a fairly common response, because no one wants to be the “bad guy” or have the awkward conversation that’s necessary to work things out. Instead, most people just want to be liked and accepted by others, so they simply let it go.

But if …read more