Conflict requires being comfortable with vulnerability.

Trust in one another is key to productive conflict. Lack of trust risks defensive conflict and a lack of psychological safety 4B6C1B1. Vulnerability is necessary in teams 4B6C. Defensiveness harms progress 4B6C2. Tactics that use vulnerability to have constructive conflict 4B1G1A1E. Being clear can cause conflict, but prevents worse outcomes 4B6C9. Sharing small feedback can foster this comfort to support big feedback later 1B4A2.