#26 How to Handle Conflict Between Team Members with Confidence

The 360 Leadhership Podcast, Episode 26, 22 June 2022 by Lucy Gernon

Does conflict at work between team members cause you added anxiety and stress?

As a woman in leadership, you not only have a team relying on you but also pressure from senior management and your boss to hit KPIs and maintain the levels of productivity you know your team can achieve.

But when there is tension in the workplace, this can hinder those achievements putting added stress and pressure on you which is the last thing you want to be able to think straight.

Conflict management is a tricky skill to master.

You can’t avoid workplace conflict and as a leader, it’s your job to nip it in the bud early and manage it.

The worst thing you can do is let it fester.

The conflict between members of a team affects everyone. It lowers the levels of productivity, morale and overall well-being. So it really does have a huge impact on not just the team, but also on you as their leader or manager.

In today’s podcast, you will discover skills in order to handle conflict resolution as a leader with confidence and ease, in order to get your team back up and running to the standard you expect and deserve.

Here’s the episode at a glance:

[04:39] Why acknowledging conflict is the first step toward resolving it

[07:41] What happens when you allow conflict to fester

[12:32] How to avoid conflict in the workplace

[15:09] 8 Steps to handle conflict effectively between team members