In both our personal lives and our business lives, we generally want to keep drama to a minimum. Sometimes we try to avoid drama altogether. But is that possible? Is it productive? In all likelihood, the answer to both questions is no. The simple truth is that we learn and grow from conflict, as long we’re able to engage in conflict in a productive manner. To learn more, click the New York Times link below. We also recommend utilization of the Respectful Conflict Agreement that appears on our affiliated website, SexandRelationshipHealing.com. That agreement is written for couples in conflict, but it can be easily adapted for workplace settings.