Okay–this is not that intellectual but this was this morning’s quote to greet me when picking up my (mandatory) morning coffee. [Click on the full post to see the picture] Caffeine and inspiration all at the same time! Happy Summer to all.
As John Lande blogged last week, I have used the Recipes for Success as a fun closing exercise in both my ADR and Negotiation classes. This was such a great example that I thought I would share–it sure brightened my day amidst the rest of my grading! From student Adam Dejulio: 1 cup of creativity, … Continue reading Negotiation Poetry
I am grateful for Michael’s push in his blog post last week to think more about job negotiation, particularly after Reddit announced that they will no longer negotiate starting salaries (in order to avoid gender bias). The Program on Negotiation followed up Ellen Pao’s gambit noting three problems with her approach: (1) women aren’t the problem (it’s … Continue reading Instead of Eliminating Negotiation, How About Eliminating Backlash?
A second story courtesy of Charlie Pillsbury at Quinnipiac: There’s a wonderful ADR story in Paul’s first letter to the newly established Christian church in Corinth. These Corinthian Christians were in conflict with each other over almost everything: over whom to believe – Paul or Apollos, over sexual relations, circumcision, marriage, food, hair styles, veils, … Continue reading Charlie Pillsbury on Paul as a Conflict Resolution Specialist
Before posting our last (and fabulous) blog post from the trip, I just want to say that it has been a real delight to share all of these reflections from my terrific students with our blogging community. Looking forward already to the next trip in 2017! Student James Bowers does a beautiful job here outlining how learning … Continue reading Israel Reflections 2015–Putting the Lessons into Action
I know you are all bereft at the thought of the final Israel blog posts! I’ll be sharing two from my students this week. The first is on the Israeli elections. Our trip was perfectly timed right before the Israeli elections and so we had already been learning about the different political parties in Israel and … Continue reading Israel Reflections 2015–The Elections
One of the most interactive and influential speakers during the trip was Moty Cristal, the CEO of Next Consulting. Having begun his career as one of Israel’s leading negotiators, Moty now conducts international negotiation trainings for the private sector. He made time to speak to us at the Rabin Center and his lesson was among … Continue reading Israel Reflections 2015–Day 7: Moty Cristal
On the beginning of day seven of our trip (our last day!!), we visited the Rabin Center museum. This museum commemorates the life and career of late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin through telling the story of Israeli history. And the view from the Center over Tel Aviv (pictured below) cannot be beat! Student William Nash shares … Continue reading Israel Reflections 2015: Day 7–The Rabin Center