Ways to handle disagreements effectively

#1: Make sure there really IS a disagreement Have you ever witnessed a “violent agreement”? It can actually be funny, as long as other people, rather than you, are involved. For example: A says, on Monday, “The new release won’t be available for at least two days.”   B says, “That’s ridiculous! We won’t have it until Thursday!”   There’s no disagreement here, right? Most likely, B was expecting to hear a specific day, rather than an interval of days. In other words, B might not have been listening carefully.…

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