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Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counterintuitively) how the best partners aren’t echo chambers — and how great research teams, relationships and businesses allow people to deeply disagree.
“For constructive conflict,] we have to resist the neurobiological drive which means that we really prefer people mostly like ourselves.” (Margaret Heffernan)
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