Does your business use effective conflict resolution skills to quell conflict when it arises? Conflict is unavoidable – every day, problems can occur and cause employees to conflict with each other. The key to finding a solution to both small and large problems is teaching your employees, staff, and other colleagues how to effectively resolve conflict so the same issues don’t come up again and again. Step one in proper conflict resolution is to find someone who is neutral on the issue at hand. A mediator can help both parties come to a mutual conclusion and solve the issue peacefully. Another important step in conflict resolution is addressing what needs to be done to solve the issue. Is this a simple problem that can be solved easily, or is there a large issue that needs to be addressed? Following these steps will put you on the path of effectively resolving a conflict so it will not occur again. Teaching and practicing smart conflict resolution within your business will help make each day more productive and will bring your team together, so they work more cohesively together.