First things first! Accept that conflicts are part of life, workplace included. People are different individuals. They act, think, and do different things. Remember empathy? Well, it is a good way to start managing conflict with one of your colleagues, for instance. Try to put yourself in others’ shoes to understand why they are doing such things. But I said understand only, ok? '' Understanding is different than changing the way you are to avoid conflict, and when you get to understand the other, solutions for the conflict come easier as you get the "root" of the problem. Click the link below for more "strategies" to manage your conflicts. The reading takes about 3 minutes.