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Perspective Lost: A Key to Resolving Conflicts  (Posted 3/15/2010)

Conflict is when two parties disagree about something of importance to each.  When you are in a conflict, you grow increasingly aware of what you see as the central issues, of their importance and their justification.  You become sensitized to how you are being affected by the issues as well as the …… (for entire article)

How to Give Feedback to Your Peers  (Posted 1/20/2010)

Michael Auzenne and Mark Horstman have a refreshing take on feedback, “Given that there are at least 100 things done correctly for each mistake made, we should be giving out 100 positive feedback statements to one negative feedback.”  Unfortunately, it rarely works that way…… (for entire article)