Conflict in the workplace is inevitable, and it isn’t always clear who is to blame. Rather than pointing fingers, candidates with high emotional maturity resolve issues through investigation, empathy and an open mind.
Look for examples of this in your life and career. Have you encountered a difficult coworker? Was your disagreement based on misunderstanding or miscommunication? How was this issue resolved? By showing the AdCom that you’re able to learn new perspectives, adapt and find win-win situations, you’re showing them that you’re a mature candidate, capable of contributing to and leading a team.