Category Archives: mindfulness

“Wicked”? or Simply Misunderstood?

One of the highlights of a recent trip to New York was seeing the Broadway production of “Wicked”  – the story of the Wizard of Oz from the perspective of Elphaba, the (Wicked) Witch of the West. Without revealing details … Continue reading

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Making Collaboration a Way of LIfe

Resolving conflict collaboratively is a way of life. Some have likened it to learning a new language. It does not  happen overnight. It requires compassion, courage and perseverance to venture beyond the familiar roles of victim, villain and hero. Collaboration falls into … Continue reading

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Who Am I? Part 2: Jean Valjean and Inner Conflict

In her book, Fierce Conversations, Susan Scott writes that “all conversations are with myself and sometimes involve other people”. The same can be said of conflict – that all interpersonal conflict is accompanied by internal conflict, in which our values … Continue reading

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