Our very special guest,
Charles Davidson, Ph.D., Research Faculty Member of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at the Jimmy and Rosalind Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University. Founder and President of the non-profit
Innovations in Peacebuilding International formerly known as “Forgotten Song”
Married, lives in Washington D.C.
(Charles and Sara attended middle and high schools together in Walnut Ridge, AR. Sara is incredibly proud of Charles for all the wonderful work he has done and continues to do, all across the world.)
Do NOT avoid conflict
Keep your needs in mind but keep their needs first, your needs come second.
Lead with listening.
Learn about Reflexive practice
“Getting to Yes” Book by Harvard Professor
Embrace a sense of resolution for where the conflict could go if it were resolved…
You have to make deposits before you make withdraws
Put yourself in the other person’s shoes
STOP take a deep breath; respond do not react.