Twelve short years ago we faced a global recession that changed our sense of wellbeing. What we thought was permanent economic crisis of 2008, soon faded to mild anxiety and finally to obliviousness. While it may seem illogical, a crisis experience can be a gift. Just like the Recession of 2008, the COVID 19 global... Continue Reading →
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We are gearing up for an economic recession. Recessions are a reality of economic cycles and current and leading economic indicators point to what we believe to be a slowdown in global growth. Here’s the kicker: how do you plan for a weak economy when you are unsure of the time frame or significance? Uncertainty... Continue Reading →
One of the most contentious conflicts we have addressed in mediation and negotiation was for a church. Several years ago, we constructed a congregational healing program focused on the creation of genuine dialogue between two adversarial parishioner groups that had grown out of a power shift in church administration. The situation is one experienced... Continue Reading →
We saw facilitative, evaluative and plenty of transformational leadership. When it comes to conflict resolution, mediation and conciliation skills we do not hold a candle to Pueblo City Police and Officer Lee Medved. At our office, we have the academic credentials: Masters Negotiated Conflict Resolution from Creighton School of Law and extended mediation training at... Continue Reading →
How can such good people be so devious? Poor conflict management is all too common in today's society, and even seen in what we believe to be the most ethical of industries: non-profits. Two very successful and well-meaning non-profits joined in the goal of making their community a better place to live, develop a schism,... Continue Reading →
In observance of Presidents’ Day – Remembering a perceived irreconcilable conflict. Jeff Sachs – “Lessons in Peace Making” seems an appropriate tribute to this Presidents Day. Missile Range It was the Cuban Missile Crises of 1962. For any of you Boomers out there, you’ll remember you and your family sitting in front of the black... Continue Reading →
Give Peace a Chance Can governance as leadership help inspire peace? In July 2013, Rotary International, the century old service organization, added their peace initiative to the 4 Avenues of Service. What a profound statement. The presiding RI President, Sakuji Tanaka proclaimed “our business is peace”. An extremely powerful objective. In his statement, Tanaka noted... Continue Reading →