When I was asked this month to provide a few thoughts on leadership, I had a brief moment of hesitation. Not because of any absence of things to say or share, but because it often feels to me like one of those topics that gets bandied about a lot.
This is not an article about the issues at Ihumātao as I am not competent to write such a piece without a whole lot more education and knowledge. I am writing this piece as something to spark a conversation about the difference between settlement of disputes and resolution of conflict.
Sam Harris, philosopher, neuroscientist and author, says that mental well-being is a skill which can be learnt once we know the mechanisms to start. This article will build on the earlier ideas of the well-being journey that I outlined in my last article.
Applications are now open for a scholarship package promoting best practice dispute resolution.
FairWay Resolution Limited is a leader in the development and delivery of services that prevent and resolve disputes. As part of its commitment to leading best practice dispute resolution, FairWay are awarding a scholarship package worth over $10,000.
Sometimes you need to have difficult conversations. Here is some advice from Chris Pickering, Client Manager in FairWay’s Commercial Services.
When working with stakeholders and dealing with clients, difficult conversations are inevitable and you must be prepared to deal with them. Swiftly and effectively resolving disputes is in everyone’s best interest, both in terms of economic and social wellbeing.