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'And when all else fails...'
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'Consensus on a Friday afternoon...what a lovely way to begin the weekend!'
'You idiots. When I said settle it like men, I didn't mean real men.'
"You could at least pretend to be scared."
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"Another job well done by your conflict resolution specialist."
"Relationships in the team have been a little fraught recently..."
"Reasoned debate was taking a little too long, so we just decided to let them punch it out!"
Four Strategies for Dealing with Difficult Co-Workers...
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"And so I said 'J.B., everybody knows THAT dog won't hunt!'"
"I'd rather you didn't show up. I'm tired of every meeting turning into a screaming match."
'Bring in the Conflict Resolution Team.'
'I don't know the dress code either... but I bet it doesn't include jammies!'
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"My main job is keeping these two apart."
'The details of the company's new management plan are being worked out.'
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3 Ways of Dealing with Conflict
Cats vs Dogs
She began to wonder if they were beyond mediation.
"Uh oh, we've walked right into the middle of a fax war."
"I'm sure if you two tried, you'd find all kinds of points of contact."
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"The ageism in this office has really gone up a notch."
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"Well, that was an interesting elevator ride!"
I Hate My Boss.