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Nonviolent Communication Illustrated

A video modeling speech that communicates disagreement without attacking the other person Continue reading

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Six Principles of Nonviolence

Some teachings by Dr. Martin Luther King on nonviolence … Continue reading

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The Magic of Mediation

Thoughts about how why mediation works so well for parties who otherwise could not resolve conflict on their own Continue reading

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Myths About Mediation

This post explores some common myths about mediation. Continue reading

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Compassion in Listening

We all know listening is important if we want to resolve conflict, but sometimes we talk past each other. This article has specific suggestions for improving listening and conflict resolution skill. Continue reading

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What’s Your “Plan B”?

Knowing your “Plan B”, to be pursued if negotiation fails, is an important part of preparing for mediation. Continue reading

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Protected: Breaking Impasse in Negotiations

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Keeping Communication Positive During Conflict

Nine tips that will help open doors to communication when you are trying to resolve a dispute Continue reading

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