Blog

Speaking their Language – i

Different Personalities – Different Destructive & Productive Conflict Tendencies

Understanding the “i” in Conflict

Goals:

  • Approval
  • Understanding
  • Openness

Overuses:

  • Passion
  • Impulsivity
  • Outspokenness

Fears:

  • Rejection
  • Not being heard

Having Productive Conflict with the “i” Style

  • Let them express their feelings
  • Take a break if things get too heated
  • Provide reassurance that your relationship is unharmed
  • Don’t disregard their perspective even if their delivery is highly emotional

Related posts