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Avoiding conflict does not mean one avoids conflict ??!!

I recently had an “ah ha” moment about “avoiding” conflict. ¬†With 30 years experience as a mediator, attorney and currently as the NC State Faculty...

Ombuds Day – 10/11/18

Meet your NC State University Ombuds’ across campus to celebrate the first ever Ombuds Day!! The American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section Ombuds Committee and...

Micromanager or Performance Leader?

As the NC State Faculty & Staff Ombuds, I do get visitors to the office who express dissatisfaction that their “leader” is a micromanager. I...

From Great To Extraordinary – Leadership For All !

  NC State is currently in the midst of a major development effort (The Campaign for NC State) and with over 1.3 billion (yes billion)...