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#169: Handling Conflicts and Arguments

Disagreements, arguments, and conflict are a part of the human experience. There are ways to disagree productively, though, and it shouldn’t have to be a source of anxiety to bring up a problem in the workplace or at home. Rishika and Mindy speak with negotiation and conflict resolution specialist Dr. Joshua Weiss about how to have a constructive argument with people who have different views from your own, whether it’s your parents or your supervisor.

Dr. Joshua N. Weiss is the co-founder of the Global Negotiation Initiative at Harvard University and a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Negotiation Project. He is also the director and creator of the Master of Science degree in Leadership and Negotiation at Bay Path University. You can learn more about his work at