In a world that seems more divided than ever, how do we begin to find middle ground? This episode, TED speakers on how to look past anger, fear, and even violence to reconcile our differences.
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It's the TED Radio Hour from NPR. I'm Guy Raz. So are you feeling as anxious as I am about just how ...
Ask almost anyone what their greatest obstacle is, and they are likely to say themselves. What we can learn, and you can learn to do so in this episode, is to get to yes within yourself. To let go of the inner battle, look at your most worthy opponent in the eye, which is yourself, and negotiate a win/win deal.
You are a negotiator! Everyday you negotiate, whether at home or at work. In this episode you will learn how to become a better negotiator.
Like it or not, you are a negotiator. Every day you negotiate, whether at home or at work.
In this episode you will learn how to become a better negotiator. And your teacher is one of the worlds leading experts in conflict resolution:
William Ury is an American author, academic, anthropologist, and negotiation expert. He co-founded the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.
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Do you consider yourself a people pleaser?
Do you find yourself saying “yes” to people only to regret it moments later?
Do you tend to put others’ needs before your own?
If you answered in the affirmative to any of the above questions, it may serve you to become better at saying “no.”
William Ury, in his book The Power of a Positive No: Save the Deal, Save the Relationship—and Still Say No, suggests the dilemma we encounter in saying “no” often stems from an internal struggle between plugging into our own sense of power and a simultaneous ...
Local residents are playing an important role in Colombia’s peace process
Sometime in mid-2011, Boulder-based negotiations specialist William Ury flew to Bogotá at the request of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. There in the capital city, high above the country in the Colombian Andes, Santos asked Ury for his help; the time had come to end the nation’s half-century-old civil war.
That day Ury became a member of President Santos’ “kitchen cabinet” of peacemakers, a group of advisers from around the world with experience in negotiation and ...
Por Redacción TNE en entrevista exclusiva con William Ury, autor de bestsellers internacionales como Getting to Yes y The Power of Positive No.
Vivimos en una época que va de prisa, donde convergen —o no— intereses; nuestro reto es encontrar esas coincidencias para cerrar mejores acuerdos.
Para William Ury, cofundador del Programa de Negociación de la Universidad de Harvard, el día a día, ya sea en el trabajo, en una negociación importante, así como en situaciones casuales, negociamos desde temas sencillos hasta complejos, ...
President Juan Manuel Santos extends cease-fire until Dec. 31 to work on peace accord voters previously rejected
BOGOTÁ, Colombia—President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday he has extended a cease-fire with the Marxist FARC rebel group until Dec. 31 while his team works with the opposition to save a peace accord that voters had rejected.
The president’s announcement, made in a televised address, extends a bilateral cease fire that was scheduled to expire on Oct. 31. Mr. Santos said prolonging the cease fire shouldn’t be seen “as an ultimatum nor as a ...
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Nearly five years ago, something happened deep in the Colombian jungle that made this week’s signing of a peace deal possible. It was a first, risky step, relayed to me by William Ury, co-author of a seminal book on negotiation Getting to Yes.
I called Ury in the city of Cartagena, where he is attending the signing of a peace deal today between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla force after 52 years of war. Ury has been part ...
At a ceremony on Sunday, held away from the scrutiny of journalists, Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia’s president, decorated four men with the country’s highest civilian honor.
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La création d’un circuit suivant les pas d’Abraham, figure emblématique des trois principales religions monothéistes, a tout de suite provoqué un engouement culturel et sportif.
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