How to Bring Civility to Political Arguments

Civility, respect, understanding, and the willingness to listen. These are core conversational virtues that are universally appreciated.  What’s interesting is that, although we all want to see these admirable virtues on display in these political conversations, they are still woefully lacking. We’re struggling to keep the peace because the political division we see on the…

Difficult Conversations About Race

Due to the tumultuous year of police violence and social unrest, racial consciousness is high. This new level of awareness gives us a unique opportunity to address what we can do as a society to make things better.  Our motto at the American Negotiation Institute is that ‘the best things in life are on the…