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.
In this episode I will be talking about Chapter 4 of The Art of War: Tactical Disposition.
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
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 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.
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.
In this eposode we will be talking about the story behind every conflict.
In this episode we will devise a working definition of conflict that will be useful in our attempt to understand and take control over conflict. We will begin by examining definitions of conflict. Then we will talk about what conflict is not. Finally, we will arrive at our working definition.
The Conflict Authority Podcast is about conflict and the things that people can do to take control over the conflicts in their lives. Listeners will learn about concepts of conflict management and resolution that they will be able to apply to their own lives.