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Duluth,MN/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

August 4, 2018


On July 30, 2018, Gerald F. Seib wrote an article for the WSJ on how leaders of the Duluth community had decided to temper the nasty tone of some local political discussions. Nastiness often prevailed when political issues became hotly contested. The leaders developed a nine-point program called “Speak Your Peace: The Civility Project”. As […]

Dealing With Conflict/Martin Rosenfeld,JD

November 27, 2015


The Program on Negotiation (PON) is situated at Harvard Law School and produces prolific writings on negotiation matters. A recent article was entitled “How to Deal With Threats”, but it is primarily aimed at dealing with any adversary. The following suggestion appears: “As customer service representatives have been taught, the best way to handle a […]

The Key to Wisdom/Martin Rosenfeld

July 17, 2013


There is an expression in the Talmudic literature that states the following: “The safeguard for wisdom is silence.” One of the legendary legislators of this past centurt was the Speaker of the House, Sam Rayburn. Mr. Rayburn was known for his laconic and reserved personality. When asked why he spoke so little in public, he […]