Kirstin Lund

RESOLVE WORKPLACE AND INTERPERSONAL CONFLICT

I didn’t grow up learning how to manage conflict effectively. By the time I started my law career as a young adult, I had two ways of dealing with it. If I could convince myself it wasn’t important enough to address, or if I didn’t have the time or energy to get into it, I’d avoid it. If it was something really important to me, I’d confront, argue and try to convince the other person I was right. Neither was a good strategy for healthy relationships. In fact, some relationships and jobs ended as a result, often because I walked away rather than trying to resolve the conflict. When I had the opportunity to take negotiation and mediation training as a young lawyer, everything changed. While the focus of the training was using the skills professionally to support others, I also began using them to address situations I wasn’t happy with at work and in my personal life. I noticed that all of those relationships changed. Communication was easier, working together was more effective and satisfying, I was calmer, and for the most part, I found the majority of conflict was prevented. When conflict did come up, I was less stressed about it because I felt confident I had the skills to get us to a place of mutual understanding.

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Collaboration in a Box

HELPS TEAMS MANAGE AND PREVENT INTERPERSONAL WORKPLACE CONFLICT

Collaboration in a Box helps teams manage and prevent interpersonal workplace conflict so they can decrease stress, increase productivity and create healthy workplaces.

Developed by veteran mediator Kirstin Lund. Collaboration in a Box has been honed over decades of experience in facilitating interpersonal workplace conflict.

This simple tool puts all that experience in your hands so you can easily get your team on the same page to work harmoniously and effectively together.

Creator:

Kirstin Lund