Tag: Conflict

Weak Points and Strong

In this episode I discuss Chapter 6 of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War: Weak Points and Strong.

Path to Victory

Your path to victory …

Strategy is useful to conflict, but not in the way most people think about it. Strategy commonly seems to be thought of as a mapping out of actions that will lead to a particular goal. This can be true, but in the context of conflict you are dealing with other people. People

The Conflict Authority Podcast

This is a short explanation of what I have been doing over my break from podcasting, some thoughts about people’s relation to Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, and the sharing of my plans for the near future.

Articulate and Protect Your Interests

When asked what I do I often respond that I help people articulate and protect their interests. Most of the time the response I get is a puzzled look. I suppose it might be easier to say that I help people deal with conflict. However, that is not always true.

Tactical Disposition

In this episode I will be talking about Chapter 4 of The Art of War: Tactical Disposition.

The Battle of the Back Yard

In this episode we will have a little fun with the skills and knowledge we have been working on for the last nine episodes. I will tell the story of my battle with my dogs for control of the back yard and how conflict resolution skills are used to analyze

Conflict De-Escalation

Simply put, de-escalation is the process of calming and reassuring an agitated person. This allows them to disengage from their perceived conflict in a positive and, most importantly, nonviolent manner.

Mediation

Mediation is the process of using a trained third party neutral to moderate a dispute or conflict. More practically, a mediator helps to keep the parties focused on resolving the dispute. Today we will be discussing some of the benefits and problems of mediation.

Conflict Models

In this episode we will explore three conflict models. Conflict models are useful for analyzing conflict and strategizing your way through it. The models we will be taking a look at are the Drama Triangle, the Dual Concern Model, and the Six Style Topology.

Every Conflict Tells A Story

In this eposode we will be talking about the story behind every conflict.

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