Podcast – Final question: Mediation is conflict at its best.

Podcast – Final question: Mediation is conflict at its best. What do you mean when you say: Mediation is conflict at its best? This was the final question Chris Knutson, PE asked in our podcast from Stuttgart, Germany. The podcast was a wide ranging discussion of how civil engineers could use mediation to resolve disputes… Continue reading Podcast – Final question: Mediation is conflict at its best.

Podcast – Does Mediation solve Civil Engineering and Construction disputes?

Podcast – Does Mediation solve Civil Engineering and Construction disputes? Chris Knutson, P.E. of the Engineering Career Coach questioned me: Does Mediation solve civil engineering and construction disputes? While he was in Stuttgart, Germany and I in California we tackled that question and more. With over 750,000 downloads under their belt, I was honored to… Continue reading Podcast – Does Mediation solve Civil Engineering and Construction disputes?

Podcast – How do engineers prepare for mediation?

Podcast – How do engineers prepare for mediation? How does an civil engineer prepare for mediation? With over 750,000 downloads of the Engineering Career Coach’s podcast, I was honored to be interviewed regarding the use of mediation in civil engineering and construction disputes by Chris Knutson, P.E. The link to the podcast: Web Down Load… Continue reading Podcast – How do engineers prepare for mediation?

Podcast – Mediation in Civil Engineering and Construction: what is the role of engineers?

Podcast – Mediation in Civil Engineering and Construction: What is the role of engineers? Recently, I was interviewed by Chris Knutson, P.E., regarding the role of engineers in mediation of civil engineering and construction projects. It was a lively interview considering that he is in Stuttgart, Germany while I’m in California. Here’s the link to… Continue reading Podcast – Mediation in Civil Engineering and Construction: what is the role of engineers?

Podcast – How to use Mediation in Civil Engineering with the Engineering Career Coach

Podcast – How to use Mediation in Civil Engineering with the Engineering Career Coach I am excited to present my podcast interview with the Engineering Career Coach. With over 750,000 podcast downloads, they sought me out to explain how mediation is useful in the civil engineering and construction fields. Here are the links to the… Continue reading Podcast – How to use Mediation in Civil Engineering with the Engineering Career Coach

The ingredients of any conflict – Feelings & Emotions

All conflicts have similar ingredients. They may vary in degree but most are present in some way. The main ingredients are Needs, Perceptions, Power, Values, and Feelings and Emotions. Today, I am focusing on feelings and emotions. Feelings and emotions – Many people let their feelings and emotions become a major influence over how they… Continue reading The ingredients of any conflict – Feelings & Emotions

Values – One of The ingredients of any conflict

The ingredients of any conflict – Values Values are important within any conflict. All conflicts have similar ingredients. They may vary in degree but most are present in some way. The main ingredients are Needs, Perceptions, Power, Values, and Feelings and Emotions. Today, I am focusing on values. Values are beliefs or principles we consider… Continue reading Values – One of The ingredients of any conflict

The ingredients of any conflict – Power

The ingredients of any conflict is power The ingredients of any conflict is power. All conflicts have similar ingredients. They may vary in degree but most are present in some way. The main ingredients are Needs, Perceptions, Power, Values, and Feelings and Emotions. Today, I am focusing on power. Power – How people define and… Continue reading The ingredients of any conflict – Power

Ingredients of conflict – Perceptions

The ingredients of any conflict – Perceptions Perceptions are part of any conflict. All conflicts have similar ingredients. They may vary in degree but most are present in some way. The main ingredients are Needs, Perceptions, Power, Values, and Feelings and Emotions. Today, I am focusing on perceptions. Perceptions – All humans interpret reality differently.… Continue reading Ingredients of conflict – Perceptions

Needs: an ingredient of any conflict

Needs are ingredients of any conflict. All conflicts have similar ingredients. They may vary in degree but most are present in some way. The main ingredients are needs, perceptions, power, values, and feelings and emotions. Today, I am focusing on needs. Needs – Needs are physical requirements essential to our well-being. Conflicts arise when we… Continue reading Needs: an ingredient of any conflict