The second part of the Frontiers Seminar series explains a new, complexity-oriented strategy for better addressing tough conflict challenges such as those
posed by the left/right divide and the rise of Authoritarian Populism.
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|Nancy Ferrell explains how she coaches both sides to explain their issues in a way they are heard and understood.|
|Nancy Ferrell explain why it is so important that each side sees the legitimacy, at least, of the others' interests.|
|Bob Ensley discusses the importance of keeping the long-term goals of conflict resolution in mind.|
|Nancy Ferrell explains how she persuaded a business community to address a racial problem with Iranian students by convincing the white leaders that the conflict might impact their financial interests.|
|Bob Hughes describes how he insisted that everyone be heard out, even if it was painful or upsetting to the other side.|
|Civil rights mediator Stephen Thom explains how he helps each side understand the others' perspectives.|
|Wallace Warfield describes how he used to create safe situations in which all sides could effectively communicate with each other--often for the first time.|