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Two employees threaten to come to blows over a disagreement. Don’t jump in and rule on who’s right. Instead, guide them to focus on the process of communication, not the content. Why? They may be too upset to listen to your verdict. But they’ll probably respond reasonably if you say, “I’d prefer to talk to each of you privately and then wait until next week to resolve this.”
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