The Hidden Culprit of Conflict?
Workplace conflict costs companies billions of dollars by turnover, absenteeism, loss of productivity, and even legal costs. The hidden cause of workplace conflict may not be what you may think. This simple error can compound itself and your team into costly and embarrassing trouble.
The Great Recession brought many changes to workforce management, but it was really just a wake-up call for what was going to happen in the future. What’s next? It’s hard to say, but I can give you a few good reasons why you must rethink your workforce strategies right now.
I just returned from a hurried flight to New York due to a family medical emergency. I flew out of Tampa on Delta on a typical plane leaving the airport non-stop. Coming back we flew on US Airways and expected the same type of aircraft. When I arrived at the airport yesterday morning I found that the first leg of the trip to Florida was on a plane run by Air Wisconsin. It was a plane with four seats across and 14 rows and the typical carry on luggage did not fit in the overhead racks. The last leg was on a "normal" plane.
Question: What do yoga, Romeo and Juliet, and your thumb have to do with managing your company? Answer: Dynamic Opposition
“Dynamic opposition” refers to the way opposing forces can be brought together in a positive integration of effort to foster dramatic energy. Adopting a mindset of dynamic opposition will help you strategize better, market better and hire better. You will manage your company more efficiently, more creatively, and bring more of your natural abilities to your leadership role every day, simply by recognizing the dynamic opposition in everything you do.