Daily Archives: May 20, 2010

Conflict Book Review: Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War Karl Marlantes

Well if you want to read 600 pages on why war is a bad idea and want to know exactly what it feels like to be in one, this is the book for you. I couldn’t put it down. Not … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution Strategy: Side by Side in Conflict

Last year under financial pressure, my City decided to close my loss making local public swimming pool, and as a passionate swimmer I was upset. So were all the regular swimmers and this rapidly turned to anger: why swimming? What … Continue reading

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Rilke Poem

Conflict can be a bit mysterious and involve the creative, so I thought I would throw in a poem that needs a bit of thinking: Will transformation. Be inspired by the flame Where a thing made of Change conceals itself; … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution Strategy: Attention Span

‘As our problems grow more complex, our attention span diminishes’

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Conflict and Happiness

Good conflict handling should aim at fairness and happiness Continue reading

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Canadian Peacekeepers

OK I confess: I have a soft spot for Canada and Canadians: I love Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Vancouver! But they are also the world’s quiet ‘get on with it without much fuss’ peacekeepers: since 1948 they have sent over … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution Strategy: Moving the bonfire creatively

Moving the bonfire: finding creative solutions that meet both side’s needs Continue reading

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Conflict Questions

Posting Conflict Questions Continue reading

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Listening

Handling the emotion of the other side in conflict Continue reading

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Conflict Resources

Best book on conflict: Getting to Yes by Roger Fisher and William Ury Continue reading

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