JAM with Mike

An Archive of Mike Osorio’s Jammin’ twice-weekly email service

Polyanna vs. the Skeptic

Tuesday October 14, 2008 #72

“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don’t trust enough.”

 ~Frank Crane

The Polyanna and the skeptic.  Two versions of the same problem:  fixed points of view.  The key to move forward through adversity, to reach success in a difficult situation, to mediate significant conflict, is the same:  find the middle ground, discover the kernel of cooperation that leads to consensus, find trust.  It isn’t easy, but it is worth the journey.

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January 24, 2009 - Posted by | conflict resolution

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