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Conflict Ritual, Conflict Habits: Top Ten Conflict Tips

I recently posted this great quote from Alain de Botton about the way religion can teach us lessons about life: Education Religions are supremely effective at education, because they know that we forget everything. They are based around rehearsal, repetition, … Continue reading

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Scott Fitzgerald Space, Paradox and Conflict

I have always like the F. Scott Fitzgerald observation in his essay ‘The Crack Up’ in 1936: ‘The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still … Continue reading

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Creative Musical Conflict

I have always enjoyed the songs of the John Lennon and Paul McCartney and felt that the best ones came out of the creative tension between these two very different personalities. Paul McCartney as the survivor of the partnership has … Continue reading

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Re-Post: Creative Strategies for Handling Conflict

With all the conflict going on at the moment, politically, over Wall Street, with China, in the Middle East, I thought it might be a good moment to re-post the Creative Conflict Model that lies at the heart of this … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution Strategy: The Top Ten Differences between Positional and Interest Based Bargaining

Roger Fisher and Bill Ury invented ‘principled interest based bargaining’ in their 1981 classic conflict book ‘Getting to Yes’. I was recently with a Trade Union organizer who said: ‘Yes obviously interest bargaining is now the common approach’. But when … Continue reading

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