Category: Conflict Resolution

Workshop: Job Stress Management

Wednesday August 16, 11am-1pm (Portland, OR). Is your job causing you a lot of unhealthy stress? In my last post, I wrote about the “Sort and Tackle” Technique, and how and why it can improve your stress levels at work. You

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Posted in Career Decisions, Conflict Resolution, Counseling/Coaching, Job Satisfaction, Problem Solving, Productivity, Stress Management

New Summer Readings

My latest picks: (mostly) recent books about decision making and goal achievement. The promise of a long summer ahead makes me very happy, and so does the knowledge that no matter how much I read, there will always be books

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Posted in Achieving Goals, Book Recommendations, Conflict Resolution, Decision-Making, Interactive Decisions, Productivity

Featured Video: Does Brainstorming Work?

In this very short (2:21) animated video, Jonah Lehrer makes a case that criticism is an important driver of creativity: If we want to come up with new and better ideas, we need to interrupt our most comfortable and efficient (but

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Posted in Conflict Resolution, Creativity, Problem Solving, Uncategorized

Quote for March – Smart People

“Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who’ll argue with you.” — John Wooden   Share this…

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Posted in Business Decisions, Career Decisions, Conflict Resolution, Creativity, Decision-Making, Interactive Decisions, Problem Solving

Shortcut to Conflict Resolution With Game Theory

“Fair Outcomes”, an online system, offers an ingenious alternative to conflict resolution, based on the principles of game theory. The ABA journal has just published an article about it. In contrast to litigation, arbitration, mediation, negotiation, and traditional sealed-bid/split-the difference

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Posted in Conflict Resolution, Decision-Making, Interactive Decisions, Problem Solving, Risk and Uncertainty