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Listening is a Lost Art/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

December 14, 2019

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Dean Rusk, the late Secretary of State for two administrations, once said the following: “One of the best ways of persuading others is to listen to them.” One of the cardinal teachings of Dale Carnegie is that people want to know they are being heard. Strong leaders use their ability to listen to accomplish a […]

A Mediation “Takeaway” From the Trump Victory/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

December 12, 2016

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Professor Clifford Orwin, a faculty member of the University of Toronto, recently analyzed the US election at http://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/still-stunned-at-trumps-win-its-all-in-the-numbers/article33289872/. In his conclusion, the author stated that the easy part for Mr. Trump was to run on an agenda of “divide and conquer”. Now comes the crucial challenge; i.e. can President-elect Trump bring the American people back together. […]