Conflict Management Success Stories

| August 20th

Scilla Elworthy can share a lot of conflict management success stories. Dr. Elworthy is a distinguished activist for peace and has been nominated three times for the Nobel Peace Prize. The mission for her global projects has always been to help facilitate peace where conflict dominates. Based on her experience, she has a number of […]

How Do You Resolve A Conflict?

| August 1st

How do you resolve a conflict? There are sharks all around us, so you need to be prepared to manage them by building your Peace Chest. This is our annual salute to Shark Week.   Would you like to learn more about building your Peace Chest?  Email me: Keith@AttorneyGrossman.com, or call me toll free at (877) 687-1392 or […]

When Faced With A Conflict, Preparation Can Be The Key

| March 31st

My son recently turned 15 years old and was ready to get his driver’s permit. What was supposed to be a “coming of age” experience turned into a “crisis” experience; he just couldn’t pass the test. My son is extremely bright and charismatic. I think he went into the test with a sense of entitlement, […]

Do Sharks Help People? A Look Inside the Heads of the Female Sharks

| October 28th

Do sharks help people? This ABC Nightline report takes a look inside the heads of the female sharks and provides negotiation tips as well as ideas about what to do when faced with conflict.

Conflict Management Stories: A Story of 2 Sisters and an Orange

| October 21st

At a recent training presentation I facilitated, I told one of my conflict management stories: a story of 2 sisters and an orange. This story typically makes a strong impression, and this recent training presentation was no exception. After the presentation, a lady came up to me and said that this story really helped her […]

What Causes Conflict – Are You Contributing To It?

| September 20th

Are you contributing to what causes conflict? Are you contributing to the perpetuation of the conflict? Sometimes we put ourselves into conflict without fully appreciating our own thoughts and behavior. I grew up in Miami and became a fan of the University of Miami Hurricanes football program. I had two friends who also were Hurricanes […]

The Definition of Conflict Can Include Independent Thinking

| September 5th

Anybody who is a parent knows the definition of conflict can include independent thinking. I find it odd that parents want their children to be independent thinkers, and then become upset when their children think differently from them. When you are in a conflict, is it because you are expecting the other person to behave […]

Example of Conflict With A High Conflict Person

| August 5th

I had only been practicing law a few years when I found myself sitting in my boss’s office. At the time, I worked at the Office of the Public Defender. I represented a client who had a distant relative, and this relative called me almost daily about my client’s case. He was a high conflict person. […]

How To Resolve A Conflict By Paying Attention To Opposing Viewpoints

| May 5th

How to resolve a conflict requires paying attention to opposing viewpoints. You need to be open to another person’s point of view. The research shows that most people like to read and listen to messages that confirm their already held beliefs. Most people do not read or listen to messages that offer an opposing viewpoint. […]

What Is A Conflict?

| April 21st

What is a conflict? How does it start? As toddlers, we are taught to respect each other and to share. Somewhere along the way to adulthood, we forget those lessons. We begin to see conflict as requiring winners and losers. Of course, we want to see ourselves on top, as the winner. A conflict can […]