Don’t touch my halo!

Don’t touch my halo!

  • June 28, 2014

There are very few saints in conflict situations. Nonetheless, too many people are stubbornly wearing a halo. ‘I didn’t do anything wrong. This is all your fault.’ ‘No, you’re the reason we’re in this mess. My conscience is clear.’ People in conflict are very good at seeing the other person’s…

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Writing a different conflict story.

Writing a different conflict story.

  • June 8, 2014

Meet the helpless victim and the villain. They’re in every conflict story.  Now let’s edit. When people talk about a conflict, their stories follow a remarkably predictable pattern: Poor me. He/she is so [insert unflattering description of the other person here]. And there is nothing I can do about it. In…

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