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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Dec 10 2012

As we approach the Christmas season, we are reminded of what we are thankful for. I am grateful for so many things,…

There Ain’t No Good Guy, There Ain’t No Bad Guy

There Ain’t No Good Guy, There Ain’t No Bad Guy

Aug 24 2012

About 20 years ago my friend Mike told me music from the 70’s was superior to music from the 80’s. I thought…

Sacrifice Indignation – Part 2

Sacrifice Indignation – Part 2

Feb 02 2012

If you are coaching or advising someone struggling with the feelings and thoughts described above, there are some things you can do.…

Sacrifice Indignation

Sacrifice Indignation

Oct 06 2011

Virtually every worker in a non-profit organization has experienced this. And if someone is managing conflict in a non-profit, they had better…

I assumed…

I assumed…

Aug 25 2011

One of the great causes of negative conflict is assumption. That is, WRONG assumptions. We are shaped by our surroundings. Our families,…

It Looked Better Than It Worked

It Looked Better Than It Worked

Jul 05 2011

In the early 90’s my mother had a cool, red convertible car that she loved. We all enjoyed driving it or riding…

Celebrity Apprentice

Celebrity Apprentice

Jun 07 2011

I am interested in conflict and what we can learn from it. I was watching Celebrity Apprentice when another conflict arose, this…

Find the Positive

Find the Positive

Feb 23 2011

I mediated recently for a couple that had separated a few years ago. They had worked hard to make agreements that worked…

New Year Resolution

New Year Resolution

Jan 03 2011

Nobody enjoys conflict. (If they do there might be something wrong with them!) And because nobody likes it, the vast majority of…