Avoiding confrontation is a natural tendency. “Most of us avoid or delay uncomfortable conversations even with people who sit beside us,” says author Liane Davey in this Harvard Business Review article. “Now imagine how easy it is to let concerns fester when your teammate is two time zones away,” she writes. This avoidance can be troubling for both the remote and the in-office colleagues, as rapport and trust start to deteriorate. In this article, Davey provides tried and true techniques for delivering feedback and resolving conflicts with remote colleagues. She even includes scripts that both remote and in-office teammates can use to have more effective and respectful conversations. Download this article to learn more.