Mediation and nonverbal communication are two terms, and those who know me can vouch for it, that I have been using non-stop for the past two years as both are the core focus areas of my PhD research topic at Griffith University Law School.
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(Originally posted at www.EnjoyMediation.com)
Metaphors are easily overlooked yet are incredibly powerful. The use of metaphors during conflict can either help parties move towards resolution or compound differences and push the interaction further along the downward spiral of negative conflict.
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Considering my research area is based on primarily nonverbal communication and mediation, when I am presenting and offering workshops and trainings, it is not just words I rely on to try and help others understand the value and important role nonverbal communication has on our daily interactions. This includes both our professional and social interactions.
Sketchnoting and infographics are two examples of how information can be shared and retained when you are at a workshop,…Continue
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I invite everyone to listen to a recent segment I participated in on Nicole Dyer's radio show on ABC Gold Coast radio. I discuss the importance of nonverbal communication in various settings including mediation sessions and negotiations. This includes how important rapport is and specific nonverbal gestures that are associated with…Continue
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Have a look at my latest article on micro expressions and the famous "Duper's Delight"- taking joy in fooling someone. Have you experienced this during a mediation session or during negotiations?
Keep in mind, these micro expressions, or facial actions that happen in less than a second, are a form of leakage that is often missed by many.…Continue
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For all my conflict resolution professionals who enjoy my posts on nonverbal communication, you can now enjoy reading all about it at www.PsychologyToday.com as I will now be writing their in my new blog titled, "Beyond Words."
Have a look and let…
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There is a famous book titled “Three Cups of Tea” and it tells the story of an American man and his many journeys to Pakistan to build schools for children. The tea reference is to the custom of having tea while communicating with others. This occurred during lively discussions, friendly and informal talks, and during negotiations for him through the book.
The book specifically refers to the American coming to the realization that in order for an important…Continue
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The following post is originally from my other blog which is covers my research as I venture towards a PhD degree at Griffith University Law School. The topic is on nonverbal communication and mediation.
The post below I believe has direct relevance... aside of questioning the wearing of white socks with a business suit.
Have a read below looking at the pictures and video from your…
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I thought the following would be of interest to the readers of this blog. Good points are raised, and although I might not agree with all of it the points and suggestions, the value is in, at the very least, the discussion of creating such a unit of commandos as part of the military.
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I thought the following presentation would be of interest to fellow mediators and others working in conflict. It explains the semiotic perspective on nonverbal communication.
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Hello Friends! If you get the chance, please click the link below.
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