Workplace conflict has traditionally been experienced between colleagues who work together face to face in an office setting. Being in lockdown where we have less visual, tactile or verbal connection can make communication sometimes feel abrupt or rude. This can lead to conflicts between work colleagues that can arise through misinterpretation.
Through the Coronavirus pandemic people might have gone into survival mode becoming stressed and anxious about the economy and looking after their families. It is essential to recognise your own emotional fatigue and address it before you can effectively provide emotional support to your colleagues.
We need to remember that we can listen and hold space for others, but we are not responsible for the feelings of others – as long as we are not being hurtful.
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