Managing Tensions

Being a self-organizing company, resolving interpersonal tensions is a critical skill we each need to learn and practice, since we cannot rely on managers to resolve them for us.

Unlike traditional organizations where conflict is left to managers to resolve, we each have the responsibility of resolving our own tensions. Resolving tensions can be difficult, especially when we’re supercharged with emotion.

Tension Resolution Tools

We have four primary tools to help us manage and resolve personal tensions.