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 →
Conflict competence is a great life skill that I use for my clients and in my own life. Since conflict happens, being conflict competent prepares me to deal with it in and for my life. Recently, I changed my focus from doing the work to writing about doing the work. I'm editing my completed novel about a Conflict Manager. When it’s published, this will be where I celebrate and share the news.
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 →