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?
Question posed: How do I change the other person’s behaviour when that is what’s creating conflict? Answer: A fast 3-step dance pattern describes a lot of conflicts. Step one: the first … Continue reading How to change other peoples’ conflict behaviour
Question posed: I asked an acquaintance why he did something (he even admitted it was obviously stupid). He accused me of being judgmental, stormed away, and won’t speak to me. … Continue reading A Conflict Analysis of Why
At work, I make dozens of considered decisions about and during each intervention. Think about any conflict, and there was perhaps some heart stopping moment when you realized that someone needs … Continue reading The Mind Of A Mediator: my novel in progress
I was retained by a team that had been in conflict for – by their reckoning – about ten years. They were so skeptical of conflict management and reluctant to discuss their issues … Continue reading Conflict Analysis of Dialogue