Conflicts and problems are inevitable in any business. And often, the challenge of problems does not lie within the problem itself, but on how one chooses to deal with it. Despite reluctance, business leaders have to confront conflicts straightforwardly in order to advance and succeed in their business.

Otherwise, avoiding or ignoring even the simplest glitch within the business can lead to bigger problems, which can also result to disengaged employees or internal strife within the organisation. As a leader, it is your duty to create and sustain a conducive and pleasant work environment by engaging in productive confrontation.

Here are six reasons why you should strive to be a straight-shooting leader in your company today.