Added by Jeff Thompson on January 15, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
I invite everyone to listen to a recent segment I participated in on Nicole Dyer's radio show on ABC Gold Coast radio. I discuss the importance of nonverbal communication in various settings including mediations and negotiations. This includes how important rapport is and specific nonverbal gestures that are associated with…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on January 8, 2012 at 7:33pm — No Comments
Which factors increase the risk for armed conflict and war? What circumstances make conflict resolution more likely to be successful? If work for peace is to bear fruit; these questions needs to be answered. Today, the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) releases a new dataset which opens up new possibilities for the study of armed conflict. Using these data, useful findings relating to climate…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on December 18, 2011 at 9:59am — No Comments
Yet another mediation show is coming. This time on MTV (thanks to Pattie Porter/ @txconflictcoach):
GOT A BEEF WITH YOUR FRIEND OR FOE? NEED VALIDATION… OR MAYBE…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on December 13, 2011 at 8:42pm — No Comments
Have a look at my latest blog posting at PsychologyToday.com on metaphors. I invite conflict resolution practitioners to check it out from the lens of the work you do. If you are guiding people through conflict and disputes, are you aware of the metaphors you use? Are you aware of the metaphors they use?
Do your metaphors help you in trying to help a situation go from confrontational towards collaboration?
Have you noticed the metaphors used in this post?
Added by Jeff Thompson on December 5, 2011 at 9:41am — No Comments
Below is my newest article on semiotics and nonverbal communication. Of course the 'spin' from the mediation and the conflict resolution perspective is, in order to be effective at helping and guiding parties who are involved in conflicts and disputes, we must be cognitive of all the elements that exist.
Using, for example the wheel (or circle) of conflict helps you as the…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on November 11, 2011 at 1:17pm — No Comments
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Have a look at my latest article on micro expressions, and the famous "Duper's Delight"- taking joy in fooling someone. Have you experienced this during a mediation session or during negotiations?
Keep in mind, these micro expressions, or facial actions that happen in less than a second, are a form of leakage that is often missed by many.…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on October 17, 2011 at 9:56am — No Comments
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As someone who has been there multiple days, I can attest to the powerful and peaceful nature of basically all the people present at Zucotti Square- the proper name of the of the "Occupy Wall Street" location.
The important note to point out to my fellow professionals is my primary job (aside of being a mediator) is as a member of the NYPD. I am a detective in…
There is a famous book titled “Three Cups of Tea” and it tells the story of an American man and his many journeys to Pakistan to build schools for children. The tea reference is to the custom of having tea while communicating with others. This occurred during lively discussions, friendly and informal talks, and during negotiations for him through the book.
The book specifically refers to the American coming to the…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on September 24, 2011 at 5:43am — No Comments
I came across the following article recently which explored the use of body language in a…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on September 20, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
As this is posted, I should be just about to land in Glasgow, Scotland. I am once again fortunate enough to be part of an interfaith delegation trip sponsored by the Interfaith Center of New York who’s purpose is to bring interfaith leaders from Glasgow, Barcelona, and New York City during a 3 year-3 city tour to share their ideas, best practices and explore ways…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on September 17, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
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Listen LIVE Sept 13th at 5:00 pm PST/ 7:00 pm CST/ 8:00 pm EST atBlogTalkRadio.
Call in at: (347)…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on September 13, 2011 at 3:00am — No Comments
The following post is originally from my other blog which is covers my research as I venture towards a PhD degree at Griffith University Law School. The topic is on nonverbal communication and mediation.
The post below I believe has direct relevance... aside of questioning the wearing of white socks with a business suit. …
Added by Jeff Thompson on September 12, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments
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I love technology, specifically twitter. Jason Dykstra (@jasondyk) and I have been talking for about a month or so and jointly decided to put together a twitter chat specifically for professionals in the ADR field…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on August 14, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
In this week’s guest post, Jeff Thompson shares his expertise and thoughts on a subject that will apply to coaches of all niches who meet clients (and potential clients) face to face.
Added by Jeff Thompson on August 5, 2011 at 6:42pm — No Comments