Do you want to be a Peacemaker? You can now download or stream my recent conversation with David J. Smith as we discussed how to find opportunities to work for peace in almost any job. Whether it is thinking differently about
Every job as the opportunity to work for peace if you know how to look for it. Join professor, practitioner, and educator David J. Smith as we discuss how to get a job as a Peacemaker. Whether it is thinking
The City of Baltimore has taken a holistic approach to drug addiction, gun violence and healthy babies. By addressing these challenges as interconnected issues they are able to make greater progress than engaging them individually. By ‘interrupting’ potentially violent retaliation,
So Trump won. Now what? Here are some tips for how to handle this conversation with others: Be a good winner/loser – do it with grace and respect Don’t take it personally Dig deeper – listen and then listen again.
So contentious presidential election is finally over with! It is either the best or worst day for America for some of us. Some will gloat over the win, others exhibit anger for the loss, or maybe we just keep our
Got Conflict? If you have a conflict with someone and are not sure how to handle it, then let us know. Here is your opportunity to ask your question with Conflict Management experts who are mediators, conflict coaches and facilitators
If you missed my Conflict Chat with Pattie Porter you can now download or stream the entire program from the player below. Our central theme for this program was on how to improve your negotiation skills and some tips on
I head out this week to attend the Association for Conflict Resolution 2016 Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. The Association for Conflict Resolution is one of the largest membership associations for conflict resolution professionals. ACR serves mediator, negotiators, ombuds, educators,
Got Conflict? If you have a conflict with someone and are not sure how to handle it, then let us know. Here is your opportunity to ask your question with Conflict Management experts who are mediators, conflict coaches and facilitators on
Helping people resolve problems and improve their performance under stressful circumstances is Stephen’s passion and profession. With a Masters degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason’s Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Stephen has substantial experience in mediation, negotiation, facilitation, conflict coaching, conflict management and somatic education. His professional experience spans state and federal government agencies and two premier conflict resolution membership associations. Stephen has also become a national expert on how you can improve your performance by better managing the stress of conflict situations. He has taught hundreds the somatic skills they needed to remain calm in stressful conflict situations as an adjunct faculty member of the School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University and through seminars that he has presented at conferences nationwide.
Specialties: Stephen presents workshops nationally and internationally that teach problem solvers how to improve their performance by learning to better manage the stress of conflict situations through the development of somatic (body) skills focused on breath, posture, and vision and the cultivation of self-awareness. These skills originate from the Japanese martial art of Aikido and have been used by martial artists, executives, law enforcement, athletes and professionals to remain calm in the midst of the storm.