I’ve just shared a new article, Negotiation is Changing, on SSRN. If you negotiate regularly, or teach or research negotiation, you may enjoy taking a look at it.
Over the past couple of decades, we have changed in so many ways. Think about the significant shifts in how you spend your time, interact with others, conduct your business, and engage with friends. Most of the changes…Continue
We often hear the term ‘social justice’ but what is it and why does it matter?
In this world where’s there’s increasing hostility towards difference, how can we be upstanders for social justice not only in the workplace but also in our family and friendship networks?
We talk to Dr.…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on February 7, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Got Conflict? If you have a conflict with someone and are not sure how to handle it, then let us know. Here is your opportunity to ask your question with Conflict Management experts who are mediators, conflict coaches, and facilitators on how to think about, analyze or resolve your situation.
Think about it. Are you currently engaged in an active conflict with your…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on February 1, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Over the last 7 years, we have produced 304 podcasts with experts from all over the world. Each month we will feature one of these programs in our “The Best of the Past” episodes.
Got Conflict? Based on the works of Dr. Dudley Weeks, Pattie Porter, Founder, and Host, highlighted the key ingredients to conflict and the essential steps to conflict resolution based on his book…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on January 24, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments
In this program, our guest will discuss how 'isms' and words can have power in your everyday life. As an example: 'A problem well defined is half-solved'. And, what is complaining? Is it a statement of how you really feel? Or, are you boasting? Join Bob Berlin as he gives further insight to our use of words and what they really mean.…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on January 17, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Differences matter to us. Mediators should not try to push past those differences. Read the blog here:
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Every job has the opportunity to work for peace if you know how to look for it. Join professor, practitioner, and educator David J. Smith and Stephen Kotev as they discuss how to get a job as a Peacemaker. Whether it is thinking differently about the job…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on January 10, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments
One in five adults each year are coping with a diagnosable mental health problem. Even if our problems don't escalate to diagnoses, we all know what it's like to have a bad day. How do we have effective communication when we're impacted by mental health issues, or just trying to talk about them? Dan Berstein, a mediator with bipolar disorder and an expert in…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on January 3, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments
The Texas Conflict Coach® Blog Talk Radio program announces our programs for January.
The following episodes will air every Tuesday from 5:00-5:30 pm PST/7:00-7:30 pm CST/ 8:00-8:30 pm EST.…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on December 30, 2016 at 10:31pm — No Comments
"During the month of December, please enjoy these previously recorded shows...The Best of 2016. We will return live every Tuesday night beginning January 3, 2017. Enjoy the Holidays!"…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on December 28, 2016 at 12:27am — No Comments
"During the month of December, please enjoy these previously recorded shows...The Best of 2016. We will return live every Tuesday night beginning January 3, 2017. Enjoy the Holidays!"Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on December 20, 2016 at 10:58pm — No Comments
"During the month of December, please enjoy these previously recorded shows...The Best of 2016. We will return live every Tuesday night beginning January 3, 2017. Enjoy the Holidays!"
Verbal Aikido is a means of communication that enables the…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on December 6, 2016 at 10:20pm — No Comments
Does your family argue or fight about money or finances during the Holidays? Expectations about what kinds of gifts to buy, how much you can afford to spend on travel or even when siblings or other family members ask for money can cause conflict. Dave and Pattie will talk about some of the causes of Holiday financial conflicts, some strategies to keep from being…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on November 30, 2016 at 9:21am — No Comments
According to recent statistics, almost 50% of all marriages in the United States end in divorce. Most divorced adults remarry and create blended families of yours, mine, and ours and include assorted, confused grandparents. Navigating the holidays can be stressful when arranging…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on November 23, 2016 at 9:15am — No Comments
More than a third of all new marriages now occur between people with different religious affiliations, or between religious and non-religious people. Whether the couple is Protestant and Jewish, or Catholic and atheist, or Buddhist and Hindu, they share a certain perspective as…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on November 15, 2016 at 10:10pm — No Comments
So this last contentious presidential election is finally over with. It is either the best or worst day for America. Some will gloat over the win, others exhibit anger for the loss, or maybe we just keep our mouth shut so as not to engage in conflict? So how do you talk to your…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on November 8, 2016 at 9:47pm — No Comments
"It was the best of times, the worst of times...it was the season of light...it was the season of darkness..." quoted from Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities. The holidays often remind us of our best memories and our worst family reunion nightmares. The holiday season alone puts a lot of stress due to high expectations of meeting long-held family traditions and conjures up…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on November 1, 2016 at 11:25pm — No Comments
Got Conflict? If you have a conflict with someone and are not sure how to handle it, then let us know. Here is your opportunity to ask your question with Conflict Management experts who are mediators, conflict coaches and facilitators on how to think about, analyze or resolve your…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on October 25, 2016 at 10:44pm — No Comments
Are you sick of people discussing politics at work? Or are you one of those folks who can’t seem to stop talking about the candidates?
Political topics can be explosive, and it is difficult to predict which issues your colleagues may find to be truly upsetting. What…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on October 19, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Join Marci Anavitarte-Jordan as she leads our listeners in an in-depth discussion on the importance of effective communication in the workplace. Workplace conflict can consist of discrimination, bullying, harassment or adverse actions. Many times employees will suffer in silence when they encounter any of these situations. Listen to our discussion as Marci…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on October 12, 2016 at 12:20am — No Comments