Question posed: is it seemly for a manager to apologize to someone he supervises? Although I was in the wrong, I’m concerned about losing face, or diminishing my authority in … Continue reading Role of power in apologies
Question posed: You seem to love being a Conflict Manager and I think I would too. Any suggestions for getting into the field? Answer: Yes, I’ve been a full-time conflict … Continue reading 10 TIPS to becoming a Conflict Manager
Seventeen years ago, I wrote a novel about a Conflict Manager. For the past sixteen years, I’ve been editing it. My interest is in Conflict Managers’ thought processes as we … Continue reading Does conflict competence make a good story?
If I listen to the voices that tell me I can’t, or it’ll never happen, I ensure that I don’t and it won’t. If I try anyway, there’s at least … Continue reading Will practice make up for lack of talent?
No! I didn’t get over it already. What’s more realistic is I’ve gotten past it. Trauma is like flowers that bloom, go dormant, and bloom again. Emotions, like living things, cycle over … Continue reading Get over it or get past it (or both)?
Is peace imaginable even though it isn’t yet within reach? Is there a vision of what the other side of our current age of turbulence might look like? The entwined German and Israeli flag lapel … Continue reading Is peace a reward for patience?