One of the common statements that occurs in conflict is, “that’s not fair”. It may be a response to an action that is seen – according to our sensibilities, values, and beliefs – as wrong. It may be an emotional reaction to a decision or position someone is taking on a matter with which we disagree. It may be due to a rule, policy, or procedure that we experience as oppressive, threatening, or undermining. It may be a perception that another person is being arbitrary, unthinking, obstinate,…Continue
Added by Cinnie Noble on May 30, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments
The Association for Conflict Resolution needs mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution students to join the organization as the next generation of ADR specialists. My role is to position the value of ACR student membership to encourage new student enrollments. My additional undertaking is to create more incentives for ADR students to join and to regard the ACR as a networking organization to develop their ADR careers while in school in preparation for the job market. Students need to…Continue
Added by John C. Turley on May 29, 2013 at 9:41pm — No Comments
Family businesses are unique and complex differing in many ways from non-family businesses. For those family businesses preparing for the next generation to transition and succeed, they need to expect all kinds of issues to arise that can cause conflict. Family members have questions…Continue
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“You're not lucky to have this job, they're lucky to have you. Every day, you invest a little bit of yourself into your work, and one of the biggest choices available to you is where you'll be making that investment.” –Seth Godin
With some enthusiasm, we here at HSCT can say that we are fans of marketing.
You know, that thing that you do that increases web traffic, SEO optimization, public relations and advertising.
Oh, wait, you mean that you’re not a fan of marketing?…Continue
Added by Jesan Sorrells on May 28, 2013 at 10:37pm — No Comments
The Texas Conflict Coach® Blog Talk Radio program announces the following episodes starting
in the month of June, held every Tuesday night from 7:00-7:30 pm CST/8:00-8:30 pm EST.
Our guest for the month of June will be Edwin Rutsch, Founder of a global empathy movement, The Center for Building a Culture of Empathy. We will be discussing various topics in our 4-part series on Conflict and Empathy: Where Has…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on May 28, 2013 at 9:54am — No Comments
The "What's Happening?" Blog is a weekly round up of the all the ADR news, jobs, events and more. Check it out each week and view past news [HERE].…
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When some of us get upset we cry. It’s just what happens. Crying is considered by some to be gender and sometimes culture specific. However, in my coaching work I have seen both men and women from a wide range of cultures cry. I have also heard both genders - across cultures - talk about internal weeping though those words are not used.
(Internal weeping may be described as experiencing deep and overwhelming feelings about the situation or the other person. Words to express these…Continue
Added by Cinnie Noble on May 23, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments
There has been much said regarding the ability of parties to mediate in cases where there has been domestic abuse. While no one believes abuse is an issue that can be mediated, the parties may have issues that can be resolved through mediation. Our program will discuss issues…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on May 22, 2013 at 12:02pm — No Comments
The International Ombudsman Association presents several training sessions for new and experienced Ombuds in Phoenix, Arizona on July 8 through 12, 2013. The programs include:
Added by Tom A. Kosakowski on May 21, 2013 at 3:33pm — No Comments
The "What's Happening?" Blog is a weekly round up of the all the ADR news, jobs, events and more. Check it out each week!Continue
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In this episode of the Conflict Specialists Show, Dave Hilton interviews Judy Mares-Dixon from Mares-Dixon & Associates.
Some of the topics in today’s episode:
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Mediation and nonverbal communication are two terms, and those who know me can vouch for it, that I have been using non-stop for the past two years as both are the core focus areas of my PhD research topic at Griffith University Law School.
Added by Jeff Thompson on May 19, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
A wonderful group of people are going to be hooded, gowned and deemed Masters of our field this weekend... and in one, final act of lurking, I'll be following it live as long as Creighton's web feed works.
Congratulations, people, and thank you for letting me tag along for part of your journey.
I was fairly young when I first heard the idiom ‘you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar’. It was one of my mother’s pearls of wisdom. Her name was Pearle and so, she took her name seriously by dispensing precious lessons on life with short homilies and expressions.
I recall this particular one was said to me when I wanted something from my cousin and after a few attempts at asking nicely, I gave up and became more demanding. I can still hear my mother making this…Continue
Added by Cinnie Noble on May 16, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments
The eleventh annual Summer Meeting of College and University Ombudspersons is set for July 28-29, 2013 at DePaul University in Chicago. This annual event provides an opportunity for academic Ombuds to become better acquainted, to share concerns specific to their professional environments, and to support and learn from each other’s experiences.
Before the 1½-day general meeting, organizers are offering a one-day New Academic Ombuds Workshop on Sunday. New this year is a special…
Added by Tom A. Kosakowski on May 15, 2013 at 4:07pm — No Comments
“The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking. The solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I would have become a watchmaker.” - Albert Einstein
The Human Services Consulting and Training (HSCT) guest blogger for this week, Joshua Munchow, is a professional model maker who has worked on a variety of fabulous projects for many years. He is employed as the Technical Development Lead for Formation Design Group…Continue
Added by Jesan Sorrells on May 15, 2013 at 9:29am — No Comments
As a licensed marriage and family therapist for nearly 20 years, Dr. Adams has discovered a common thread that binds us together—the power that relationships have in our lives. Through research, Dr. Adams began to unravel the complexity of relationships and to uncover the basic principles upon which successful relationships are built. By redefining these principles, she has developed simple and practical applications that those in military…Continue
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Tune in Thursday, May 30 at 2:00pm EST for our upcoming show featuring the ACR International Section!
ACR International Section leaders, Rochelle Arms and Mary Damianakis, will host this show highlighting the past, current and future activities of the ACR International…Continue
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