Tourism not terrorism rules
A sunrise view over the Dead Sea. Albert Friesen
When we first started telling people that we were going to hike in the West Bank, Palestine, they were incredulous.
You’re going where? You’re doing what?
Over a 3 week period, starting in Rummana at the northern Israeli/ Palestine border and ending in Beit Mirsim southwest of Hebron, the 330 km trail would take us over rocky hills and mountains, through green and fertile canyons, along olive groves and flowering pastures, across vast and dry deserts, each of these landscapes ...
What do you do when talks are going nowhere?
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, speaks as she stands next to Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., left, and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., right, following their meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Amid the weekslong government shutdown, William Ury, co-author of the book "Getting to Yes," a classic in the art and science of negotiations and diplomacy, has some advice for President Trump and Republican and ...
Discover the Most Common Obstacle in Successful Negotiation
Growing up during the Cold War years, in the shadow of a nuclear threat, William Ury couldn’t understand why humans were prepared to risk everything for the sake of conflict. Since then, his passion has been conflict resolution and it’s taken him to the Oval Office, to ethnic wars, to crippling coal mine strikes, and to boardrooms. Surprisingly, he thinks the world actually needs more conflict.
Conflict is in the nature of things, to deal with injustice. And so we need to surface the injustices. The ...
Feature dialogue: transforming community and global conflict
New Approaches to Healing Collective Conflict and Trauma: Our Responsibility as Global Citizens
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Infamous for walls and checkpoints that keep people apart, the Palestinian Territories are united by a walking trail tracing the footsteps of Abraham, the father of Islam and Judaism.
Shamous is the snappiest of dressers. She matches fluorescent pink Wellington boots with turquoise leggings and a black ra-ra dress. Playing on the shell of a burnt-out go-kart, she sticks her nose in the air and grins cheekily through the desert wind.
The sparky four year old lives in Ras al-Auja in the West Bank, where Bedouin huts sit between Roman archaeological remains ...
We can all play a role in helping defuse even the most bitter conflicts. Veteran negotiator William Ury shares his hard-won insights.
My passion in life is helping people and societies to move from no to yes. As a negotiator, mediator and cofounder of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard University, I’ve spent more than four decades traveling the world and getting involved in some of the most difficult conflicts of our time, from the Cold War to the Middle East.
One of my favorite negotiation stories is about a man who leaves his herd of 17 camels to his three sons as ...
This dialogue with William Ury and Thomas Hübl about negotiation in conflict situations and trauma integration is part of the Pocket Project, an initiative dedicated to deepening our understanding of collective and intergenerational trauma, and to train groups of people worldwide to work effectively in conflict and trauma situations.
Negociar faz parte da vida de praticamente todas as pessoas. Mas para quem trabalha na área comercial, a habilidade de ser um bom negociador não somente é fundamental para conseguir cumprir as tarefas do dia a dia, como pode ser o diferencial que fará o profissional, a empresa e os clientes terem sucesso.
Sabendo da importância desse tema, a próxima edição da VendaMais (março/abril) será especial sobre negociação. Além de diversas reportagens e artigos de nossos colunistas, teremos também uma entrevista com um dos maiores especialistas nessa área: ...
As a freelancer or startup you’ll often find yourself working with bigger or more established organisations, which can sometimes leave you feeling powerless, and if you don’t know how to negotiate effectively, you end up giving too much away.
To help you learn how to negotiate effectively, we caught up with mediation and negotiation expert, William Ury. He is co-author of the world’s best-selling book on negotiating, Getting to Yes: Negotiating An Agreement Without Giving In. William has taught negotiation to corporate executives, ...
William Ury is the co-founder of The Harvard Program on Negotiation and co-author of the best-selling negotiator’s handbook, Getting to Yes. He consults political leaders engaged in demilitarizing conflicts and was instrumental in the Central American Peace Accords of the 1980s and more recently with the Colombian Peace Accord. He spoke with KGNU’s Joe Richey.