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How Can I Become More Comfortable with Conflict?

One of the most common questions friends and family often ask me is, “How do I become more comfortable with conflict?”

You know the feeling, the slightest sense of conflict has you running for the hills, and the idea of conflict gives you jitters in your stomach and makes you stay up at night!

Watch this video to learn the importance of conflict resilience, and some key tips about how you can sit more comfortably with conflict, have less tension in your life and in your relationships, and frankly, just be more successful at work and in your home.


Bob Bordone

Bob Bordone, a Senior Fellow at Harvard Law School and the Founder and former Director of Harvard Law Schools Negotiation Mediation Clinical Program. I'm also the Founder and Principal of the Cambridge Negotiation Institute and have written and taught on negotiation, mediation, and conflict resolution for more than 20 years. MORE >

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