Tag Archives: self righteousness

Being Right: Isaiah Berlin (1909-1997)

“Few things have done more harm than the belief on the part of individuals or groups (or tribes, or states or nations or churches) that he or she are in sole possession of the truth, especially about how to live, … Continue reading

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Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error: Kathryn Shulz TED Talk

TED is blowing my socks off. Yet another fantastic talk, this time by Kathryn Schulz about that key conflict skill: being wrong and then admitting that you are wrong. I reviewed her book ‘Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of … Continue reading

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Top Ten Conflict Tips: Ways to Learn from Our Past Mistakes in Conflict (or Anything Else)

I like the George Orwell quote: ‘The secret of leadership is to combine the belief in one’s own infallibility, with a power to learn from past mistakes‘ and it prompted the idea for one of our Top Ten Conflict Tips; … Continue reading

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