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October 18, 2017
“I can’t stand my co-workers, and I hate coming to work every day.” I had just sat down to do a one-on-one interview with a staff member to prepare for an upcoming group mediation, and this was the first sentence out of her mouth. I felt my sto...
October 23, 2016
Back in March, I wrote a blog post called Five Tips to Help Your Organisation or Group Get Along Better in the Long Run, in which I listed five “roots” that can help non-profit, community, and social justice organisations grow strong enough to we...
May 22, 2016
I stood at the front of the classroom, and felt my face go red and my ears fill with static.
It was the end of a day-long conflict resolution workshop for an organisation, and my co-trainer and I had just asked the participants what they were taki...
March 18, 2016
Why do some organisations stay strong through funding cuts, deadline stress, and political challenges, while others lose momentum and turn to infighting and mistrust?
I recently had a conversation with a friend about our experiences in non-profit...
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