Eye Opening Conversations

There have been many approaches to developing conversations that have added value to people’s lives as too many habitual conversations involve grumbling, blaming, cynicism or despair. These just make us feel bad and powerless. It does not have to be this way.

Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques

Communication is critical to success in business and life. Concerned about an upcoming interview? Anxious about being asked to give your thoughts during a meeting? Fearful about needing to provide critical feedback in the moment? You are not alone! Learn and practice techniques that will help you speak spontaneously with greater confidence and clarity, regardless of content and context.

Getting to Yes Video Workshop

Getting to Yes video workshop on Negotiation with Roger Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton.

Getting to Yes Negotiation 2nd half

Getting to Yes Negotiation 2nd half.

Empathy and Sympathy

A visual take on the sometimes grey boundary between empathy and sympathy.

The Stages of Mediation

A light hearted look at what a mediator does during mediation. This video is a pictorial representation of the stages mediators take their parties through when they choose mediation. It provides a diferent way of thinking about mediation - which is often a difficult and serious process.

Playful inquiry -- try this anywhere: Robyn Stratton-Berkessel at TEDxNavesink

A simple, intentionally appreciative inquiry can result in a playful state that fosters creativity, openness and togetherness. Grounded in the science of positive psychology, this interactive talk demonstrates how appreciative inquiry opens us up to experience even greater positivity. The result: less fear and strong heartfelt connections and understanding between people, even strangers.