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What and How is Next?

With the holiday season just behind us, it seems like a good time to think – what’s next in our workplace?  And, in addition –...

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...

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)...

New Year’s Resolution = Conflict Resolution

  It’s the end of 2017 and, of course, it’s time for 2018 resolutions! What are your plans for 2018? Here at the NC State...

It’s all a matter of perspective – Going South !

  I recently attended a gathering of NC ombuds and we had an excellent meeting with far ranging discussion. These are great meetings for ombuds...

How are you today?

Everyday we are asked “how are you?” in some manner shape or form. Most of the time the answer is “ok” with hopefully some “greats”...

One Sided Conflict Resolution

  This was the title that caught my eye – how can you resolve a conflict with someone else without actually engaging that person? At...