By Jeffrey D. Pugh, Director of Conflict Resolution Graduate Programs and Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, & Global Governance
In the midst of conflicts over refugees in Europe, xenophobic political discourse in the United States, and border clashes elsewhere, UMass Boston has partnered…Continue
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In many communities around the country there are community mediation centers supported by volunteer mediators. Community Boards of San Francisco is the oldest community mediation center in the country, started in 1976. The philosophy of community mediation centers is to empower community…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on March 8, 2016 at 10:52pm — No Comments
Peace builders have to be willing to get vulnerable in their marketing.
In a professional field, dominated by people familiar—and comfortable—with the way that influence, quality, and communication, worked under Industrial Revolution rules, this can be a difficult process to…Continue
Added by Jesan Sorrells on March 7, 2016 at 8:18pm — 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…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on February 23, 2016 at 10:24pm — No Comments
You feel it’s getting hot and you just cannot do anything to prevent the innocent exchange of opinions from boiling over and blowing up like a lump of lava thrown out by a volcano? And it hurts because it happens with people important for you, with whom you have a family, neighbor or work relationship. Join Maciej Tański as he bring some examples of conflict…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on February 9, 2016 at 11:51pm — 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…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on January 26, 2016 at 9:59pm — No Comments
Conflicts, disputes, adversarial lawsuits, violence, abuse and the plethora of human responses to conflict can radically change the way we view the world.
These human responses are “thieves”: They come to steal, and destroy your peace, your contentment and your equanimity. And not just from you. The values of positive relationships, happiness, security…Continue
Added by Jesan Sorrells on January 21, 2016 at 3:15pm — No Comments
Compassionate rebels are the new real-life superheroes without the capes and the celebrity, with the super powers of compassion and courage and determination that can change the world in so many different ways that offer cause for hope in these…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on January 19, 2016 at 10:41pm — No Comments
Conflict comes not only in major ways between groups and nations, but also in real and persistent ways between strangers, neighbors, friends, and family. Join author Mark Andreas as he shares from his book “…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on January 12, 2016 at 10:43pm — No Comments
CONFLICT…either you hate it and avoid it at all costs, or you thrive on it by pushing to get your point across to the detriment of others. How we recognize potential conflict or respond to ongoing conflict is a choice. It is a learned skill that challenges your thinking,…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on January 5, 2016 at 10:38pm — No Comments
The Texas Conflict Coach® Blog Talk Radio program announces our series focused on Ordinary People.
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.
Added by Patricia M Porter on December 31, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Have you ever been called a "slut"? If so, how did you feel? Whether you are sexually active or not the term can be hurtful and embarrassing. If you’re a parent of a teen,…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on December 31, 2015 at 6:31pm — No Comments
If you’ve been told not to take conflict personally, you only have half the story. Before you can do that, you have to take conflict more personally. In this program,…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on December 9, 2015 at 5:22pm — No Comments
Our century is permanently presenting paradoxical situations. Thanks to Globalization, the economical vicissitudes of Gambia can produce a decided influence in Bolivia. Even though the growth of the communication media is undeniable, people feel increasingly alone.…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on November 24, 2015 at 10:23pm — No Comments
The Texas Conflict Coach® Blog Talk Radio program announces "The Best of 2015"
"During the month of December, please enjoy these previously recorded shows...The Best of 2015. We will return live every Tuesday night beginning…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on November 23, 2015 at 10:34pm — No Comments
There are “things that don’t scale” many organizations avoid doing when they reach a certain size.
Leaders in those organizations (who may have begun bravely desiring to commit to doing those things) abandon the “things that don’t scale” as other interests begin to attract their attention (see Google here) and as other constituencies demand…Continue
Added by Jesan Sorrells on October 29, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
When the conflict needle moves at the top of the organizational hierarchy, it doesn’t always translate to changes at the bottom of the organizational funnel.
This is due to three reasons:
Added by Jesan Sorrells on October 27, 2015 at 11:31pm — No Comments
Much is made in the Western world of the importance of an apology.
When we start out as children—and our world is starkly black and white—apology comes, not from inside of us, but from outside of us. It is a statement we are compelled to say to others when we hurt them, under…Continue
Added by Jesan Sorrells on October 16, 2015 at 8:51pm — No Comments
In many organizations, the anticipated fear of doing something that might not work when resolving a conflict outweighs the anticipated benefits of taking a risk and resolving a conflict in a new way.
This anticipated fear shows up in four areas.
Added by Jesan Sorrells on October 14, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Brāv is a new way for people of any age to find a solution to bullying, violence, and conflict. Find out why this is so important and join our guest, Remi Alli to learn how to…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on October 14, 2015 at 12:03pm — No Comments