Complete list of posts

Conflict has so much influence in our lives and societies that I have four categories of blog posts:

#1 Conflict Competence topics of Doing Conflict Better.

These articles and posts cover many Conflict Competencies. Since everyone experiences conflict sometime, conflict competence is a great life skill.

#2 Writing about how conflicts are depicted in fiction, nonfiction, popular culture, news and current events.

I use examples of conflicts in popular culture, fiction, nonfiction, and others’ imagination. My own experience of using conflict competence allowed me to deal with the wretchedness of quadruple (yes, four) mastectomies after I was diagnosed with a rare, potentially deadly breast cancer.

#3 The Conflict Doctor is in, to answer questions you ask, with T.I.P. (Theory, Implementation, Practice)

I teach Theory, demonstrate how theory is Implemented, and give Practice time. My answers are grounded in solid theory, have real life applications, and you can practice the strategies immediately. TIPs are my responses to your questions about conflicts, such as, how to prevent a conflict, manage your current conflict, or be prepared for your next conflict. Most are posed during workshops I teach, or that clients ask, or are submitted online.

#4 The Cassandra File contains my opinions on conflict-related topics.

In these posts I take a stand and analyze conflicts without my usual professional impartiality.

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Here’s a list of prior posts

If you prefer the list sorted into the four categories I write about, click here.

Don’t you hate it when the computer eats your posts? I sure do. The list below is posts I wrote before upgrades to my site downgraded them into oblivion. I can recreate some of them and would happily try if you ask.

Personal Decisions Create Peace Apr 4, 2008
Dissent is okay Apr 6, 2008
Conflict Life Cycles Jun 16, 2008
Travel for dialogue while we still can Jul 1, 2008
Conflict Mental Maps 1 Jul 25, 2008
Managing Conflict Reduces Stress Aug 2, 2008
Problem solving for success Aug 8, 2008
Interpretation and Conflict Competence Sep 21, 2008 = conflict incompetence Sep 22, 2008
Deliberative Democracy – talking about difficult public issues Sep 29, 2008
Conflict Patterns Oct 19, 2008
Interconnecting Peace, Environment, Safety Health Oct 19, 2008
Talking with the enemy Nov 16, 2008
Perfect Storm, Perfect Opportunity Nov 25, 2008

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