Effective conflict resolution From the mouths of babes... enjoy the smile it brings
William Ury, author of "Getting to Yes," offers an elegant, simple (but not easy) way to create agreement in even the most difficult situations -- from family conflict to, perhaps, the Middle East. Using examples of the South African Bushmen...whenever tempers rise, they hide the poison arrows in the bush and they sit and talk [...]
This short film illustrates the power of words to radically change your message and your effect upon the world.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant? - Henry David Thoreau Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. - William Ellery Channing Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional. - Max Lucado First keep the [...]
Tweet Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. — Marie Curie Fear.... I'm afraid to even talk about it. What is it about fear that makes us so afraid of it? Some say that Fear is [...]
Tweet If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. — Nelson Mandela Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding. — Albert Einstein Nothing in life is to be feared, it [...]
From the Stanford Lecture Series...The Dalai Lama Talks About Compassion, Respect
Tweet Why is Communication so darn difficult? What can I do right now to make it easier? George Bernard Shaw is one of my favourite playwrights. Not only does he have a "wicked" sense of humour, he shares a unique, and somewhat surprising quality with Mick Jagger. While Mick attended the London School of Economics, [...]