“How to make good choices” can be the wrong question When my conflict coaching clients produce a choice of either X or Y, and agonize over the decision, I ask: … Continue reading How to make the choices better?
Not many people decline their doctor’s diagnostic tests. I had annual mammograms from age 41. Then, the medical associations’ recommendation changed. Had I followed the new guidelines I’d have been dead in … Continue reading Conflicts and health are frozen accidents
Those of us speaking out against creating certification for conflict resolvers don’t seem to have a lot of allies. The weight of popular opinion is that certification with standardized credentials … Continue reading Professionalization of Conflict Resolvers
There is a pattern in two major events that occurred this month:– 33 Chilean miners were rescued— in a breathtakingly heroic effort and, at the other end of the hemisphere,– Calgary elected a … Continue reading Relationships matter as much as technology
How do we know what another person intends? Theory of Mind is something most conflict resolvers know about while perhaps not knowing that it’s called Theory of Mind. It refers … Continue reading Conflict Analysis of Theory of Mind
Hospital administrators and public health officials have pandemic plans in place. While there may or may not be a deadly pandemic, climate changes will fast-track scary epidemics. It’s good to … Continue reading Pandemic panic conflict