5 Ways to Respectfully Disagree Without Giving In or Giving Up

5 Ways to Respectfully Disagree Without Giving In or Giving Up

Our social harmony has been fragmented by mud-slinging and divisiveness.  Clashes between the left and the right have global reverberations.  Each side holds negative views about the other, leading to polarization, culminating in political “echo chambers.”  I admit, I've been guilty of this myself at times.  When I do engage with people on the opposite end of my political views, however, I find practical negotiation strategies lead to respectful and eye-opening debates.

In Conflicts, Shifts Happen

In Conflicts, Shifts Happen

A couple once relayed a funny story to me that confirmed the importance a simple shift in perspective can play in transforming a conflict.  After decades of marriage, something happened that shed light on an ongoing battle between them.  With a new look at the same old issues, their conflict ended.