Author Archives: Bob O'Connor

About Bob O'Connor

Bob O'Connor Bob brings a wealth of experience to his work as an alternative dispute resolution practitioner and trainer. He has worked with families in crisis for nearly three decades, and he has mediated hundreds of disputes. Upon his graduation from Albion College in 1977, he began his legal training in England at Oxford University where he earned an M.Juris. He pursued but did not finish his J.D. at Notre Dame Law School, and later received his LL.M. in Alternative Dispute Resolution at The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law. He has dedicated himself to the development of the field of alternative dispute resolution. He is the author of Marital Separation Agreements A Guide for Non-Lawyer Mediators (ICR Publishing 2011.) Bob lectures in leadership development to the non-ADR community, and on practice-related issues in mediation. In addition to his private practice, Conflict Resolution Specialists, he served as a certified Superior Court mediator in North Carolina, Georgia, and California. He also founded the Institute for Conflict Resolution—an education and publishing entity. www.conflicresolutionspecialists.com

Workplace Conflict Prevention

5 Things You Should Never Say at Work By Catherine Conlan Monster Contributing Writer Saying certain thing at work can give others the wrong idea about you and your motives, so be aware of how your words come across to … Continue reading

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5 Things Not To Say At Work

  5 Things You Should Never Say at Work By Catherine Conlan Monster Contributing Writer Saying certain thing at work can give others the wrong idea about you and your motives, so be aware of how your words come across … Continue reading

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Win-Win Negotiations – Excerpt from Larry Suskind’s Article

Thinking Clearly About Win-Win No one should agree to anything in a negotiation that is worse for them than what they are likely to get if no deal is reached. Roger Fisher and Bill Ury made this point thirty years … Continue reading

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Conflict Infographic

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