Monthly Archives: April 2012

He doesn’t like me! – clues that people drop

“He doesn’t like me!“ How would we normally react when one of our friends or colleagues says something like this?  Disagree – “Of course he likes you“, or make a judgement call – “You’re just being oversensitive!”  We think we’re … Continue reading

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What does it mean to feel right? – Kathryn Schulz

“What does it mean to feel right?  It means that your beliefs perfectly reflect reality; and when you feel that way you have a problem to solve  – how are you going to explain all those people who don’t agree … Continue reading

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Sheena Iyengar on The Art of Choosing

Choice and decision-making can play such an important role in the creation and resolution of conflict – both internal and external. Sheena Iyengar studies how we make choices — and how we feel about the choices we make.  At TEDGlobal, … Continue reading

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Sir Ken Robinson says Schools Kill Creativity

One of my favourite topics in my Conflict Resolution Skills course is ‘Authority & Choice’.  Participants are fascinated by how much our lives are affected by others in authority, and how our past experiences lead us to behave in certain ways … Continue reading

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