47 results for author: Christian


Children’s book on bullying: Bullied No More!

In the book Bullied No More: The Continuing Adventures of Emo and Chickie, Joshua Weiss, co-founder of the Global Negotiation Initiative at Harvard University, teaches children strategies to overcome bullying. Purchase the book Bullying behavior has become so common that kids, parents, and teachers cannot afford to ignore it. Instead, they can talk about bullying behavior before it occurs or draw a roadmap of possible ways to respond when it does. Bullied No More! is three stories in one, where we find best friends Emo and Chickie in a new adventure together with their friend, Bart the beaver, who is being bullied by Scruffy the wolf. ...

Children’s book on negotiation: Trouble at the Watering Hole

In the book Trouble at the Watering Hole: The Adventures of Emo and Chickie, Joshua Weiss, co-founder of the Global Negotiation Initiative at Harvard University, inspires children to learn how cooperation and negotiation can help us overcome conflict. Purchase the book The forest animals have a problem—the watering hole isn't big enough. They have all the usual reasons for getting more water—who is biggest, who is strongest, and who is cleverest. But the animals are getting nowhere. Worse yet, they are fighting with each other, which won't solve anything. In Trouble at the Watering Hole, Emo, a baby bear cub, and his best ...

Filming Acts of Hate

Below is a tip sheet produced by Witness, and endorsed by the Third Side website. See the original >> The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has documented over 700 acts of hate across the United States since the presidential election on November 8th. WITNESS is doubling down on our work in the U.S. We are continuing our support of people documenting police violence, and we are expanding to support at-risk groups such as immigrants, refugees and LGBT communities to use video as a tool to expose abuses and amplify personal narratives. Right now, we know that people are witnessing and reporting acts of hate. Below we share tips to documen...

A Better Way for Venezuela

By GUSTAVO DUDAMEL in the New York Times >> JULY 19, 2017 LOS ANGELES — Almost two months ago, in the wake of the killing of the violinist Armando Cañizales by Venezuelan security forces, I raised my voice against the violence and repression in my native Venezuela. I had to speak out because Venezuelans are desperate for the recognition of their equal and inalienable rights and to have their basic needs met. This extreme confrontation and polarization is an obstacle to understanding and a peaceful democratic coexistence, and it cannot stand. Nothing justifies the bloodshed of my fellow citizens. My country is living through dark ...

Identifying the Third Side in a Conflict and Making It Relevant to Parties

At the end of this tutorial, the learner will be able to introduce the concept of the Third Side to a conflict resolution process. https://youtu.be/0K8hnV5vi_k The impacts of conflict are often felt by the wider community. Not just the parties who were directly involved in the conflict themselves, but by others in the community who feel its effects. I'm Marlene, and I'd like to talk with you about that today. I'd like to talk with you about something called the Third Side. The Third Side approach to conflict, which came out of the Harvard Negotiation Project at Harvard. This is a project that seeks to better understand the theory and practice ...

There are three sides to every argument

By William Ury April 7th, 2017 See the original at Ideas.TED.com >> 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 ...

Interview at the Joan Kroc Institute

Delivered on the 18th of November, 2009 at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego San Diego, California William Ury From the Boardroom to the Border: Negotiating for Sustainable Agreements Editor – Kaitlin Barker Senior Program Officer – Diana Kutlow Interview and Student Meeting with William Ury The following is an edited compilation of an interview with William Ury conducted by Dee Aker, deputy director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ), and a private meeting with graduate students from the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies and ...

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If you have had any experiences that highlight the Third Side, we'd love to hear about them! Share any stories you know of below. These posts will help us as we build a more sophisticated online community of thirdsiders.

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Resources by Third Side Role

The Provider - Enabling People to Meet Their Needs Useful websites: The Giraffe Project Grameen Bank (Mohammed Yunus) Mauritius Conflict Resolution Info and the Role of the Provider Brief bibliography: Bornstein, D. (1997). The Price of a Dream: The Story of The Grameen Bank. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Burton, J. (1990). Conflict: Human Needs Theory. New York: St. Martin's Press. Gurr, T. (1970). Why Men Rebel. Boulder: Westview Press. Dollard, J., L. Doob, N.E. Miller, O.H. Mowrer, and R.R. Sears. (1939). Frustration and Aggression. New Haven: Yale University Press. Maslow, A. (1987). Motivation ...