Examples of good, bad and ugly conflict in popular culture.
Be more conflict competent, whether to prevent or manage a conflict, or prepare for the next conflict, even though emotions run high and feelings are hurt.
Have you ever asked: “What could I have done differently?” Ask me questions about how to do conflict better: whether to prevent a conflict, manage your current conflict, or be prepared for the next conflict that will happen. I’ve worked for decades to help people develop their conflict competence.
This is a recent question posed to the Conflict Doctor. Question posed: I’m considering becoming a Conflict Manager, but I’ve had an unusual, technical career. In your opinion, yes or… Read more Conflict management unlimited →
This short story was my 2005 birthday gift to a friend. In 2008, mediate.com made an exception to its nonfiction content rules to publish it. In 2013, I added it to… Read more An Improbable Tale Of Alien Romance →
Just because we were unaware before and forgot after, doesn’t mean a problem no longer exists. Collective attention focuses on an important and immediate problem until social media hashtags hit their… Read more Hashtag expiry dates on important issues →
My top 10 – now 11 – list of lessons I learn from Trolls One week after I posted my 10 reasons to thank the Trolls, I read news of the #aftermetoo fund, which adds an… Read more 11th reason to thank the Trolls →
A woman I admire receives threats on her social media feeds. Her offence is that she’s dedicated the past three decades of her life to keeping the planet habitable for the… Read more 10 reasons to thank the Trolls →
A key message from Coaches is that we control only ourselves. Managing ourselves sounds easy and simple, and is hard and complicated. When someone’s in our face we get defensive.… Read more TV guide to conflict competence →