Executive Development Group partner Dr. Sandy Shullman writes in Training Industry about the power and advantages of letting go in a debate or conflict.

It’s more about emotional intelligence than weakness and helps build trust, respect and – often – better solutions. But it needs to be done right.

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Letting it go can set an example of being less dogmatic that can catch on. Despite the implication that one party is somehow weaker, conceding a point is not necessarily a binary or mutually exclusive outcome. Both or all parties can be “the bigger person.”

Sandy Shullman, Training Industry