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William spoke to the World Bank in DC in mid-May 2014 on the path's vision, philosophy and history and on the World Bank project itself. It was a superb talk, eliciting a very positive response by the senior leadership at the bank. William was also interviewed by World Bank staff – read the interview below: Geography Trumps History: an Interview with William Ury, Founder of the Abraham Path Initiative William Ury is the co-author with Roger Fisher of Getting to Yes, a ten-million-copy bestseller on negotiation, which has been translated into over thirty-five languages. In 2007, Ury founded the Abraham Path Initiative , an effort to ...
57th Annual John R. Coen Lecture, CU Boulder, April 14th, 2014 – featuring Dr. William L. Ury In 1955, in memory of John R. Coen, a trust fund was established at Colorado Law for an annual lecture by a prominent and distinguished lawyer, jurist or scholar on a legal subject of interest and benefit to the profession. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rH39dDYVN98
Mediators Foundation: Transpartisan Practices, April 12th, 2014 This presentation by Dr. Ury is part of the Center for Transpartisan Leadership, a project of Mediators Foundation. It is part of a national series of talks designed to develop a movement that breaks the partisan gridlock that has paralyzed America, and provide new visions and practices for finding common ground and uniting America. https://youtu.be/Qf83h8bofT4
Mediators Foundation: Transpartisan Visions, April 12th, 2014 This presentation by Dr. Ury is part of the Center for Transpartisan Leadership, a project of Mediators Foundation. It is part of a national series of talks designed to develop a movement that breaks the partisan gridlock that has paralyzed America, and provide new visions and practices for finding common ground and uniting America. https://youtu.be/qi9e9vATJbY
In the Middle East there are a lot of big things to think about. It’s one of the reasons the Abraham Path — a long-distance hiking trail...
In business, and in life, sometimes you just have to say no. Here’s how to do it without ruining the relationship. “No.” It’s one of the most powerful words in our language, and it can stop a conversation dead in its tracks. But, according to William Ury, Ph.D., co-founder of Harvard University’s Program on Negotiation and author of The Power of a Positive No: How to Say No and Still Get to Yes, it can also be a key word in strategy. “In order to get to a yes that satisfies your needs and interests, it’s also necessary to be able to say no,” Ury says. In other words, sometimes you need to say no to get to the right yes. Ury ...