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Brain Circuits

Exercises for leaders to test their interpersonal skills

IbyIMD+Published 18 February 2022 in Brain Circuits • 2 min read

Successful leaders know how to finesse relationships and situations to achieve favorable outcomes. It isn’t a skill that comes naturally to everyone, but it is one that can be learned. Try these exercises to practice some of the trickier situations you can encounter at the office.

Tricky negotiations

While there is no single “best way” to negotiate, there are critical aspects to negotiation that are important to understand. You need to adapt your approach to each situation. Like any other skill, your ability to negotiate will improve with practice. Do you think you are a great negotiator? You can test your skills by grappling with these three negotiators’ dilemmas and checking if your answers are consistent with the research.

Dealing with conflict

Are you afraid of conflict? Many people are, but as a leader it is something you are going to…

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