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Let’s Go Fishing – BrainFishing

That’s the premise from experienced mediators and conflict coaches Gary Furlong and Jim Harrison in their wonderful book – BrainFishing – A Practice Guide to...

Conflict Resolutions 2022

It’s that time of year – time for New Year’s resolutions! You know – when we put into practice the well thought and well planned...

The Ombuds – We Listen

I was speaking with a visitor late last week. We ombuds identify people who we meet with as visitors because when they meet with us...

Some Dangerous Questions

When people are in conflict it is often difficult for them to gain perspective on the situation. People only consider the situation from their own...

The Dog Days of Summer

After a string of pleasant summer temperatures in the mid 80’s I realized that this is not our usual August weather here in central North...

Making Decisions

On top of everything that everyone has been through over the last year plus and as we enter this next covid phase of return to...