Canadians teach Ethiopians to mediate

By Allan Stitt of the Stitt Feld Handy Group This article originally appeared in the April 2006 issue of the Canadian Government Executive (www.netgov.ca). There was certainly a bit of culture shock for us from the moment we landed at the airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. I was coming from Toronto with my wife and […]

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Alternative Dispute Resolution in Ethiopia

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Woubshet Ayele, Secretary General of the Ethiopian Arbitration and Conciliation Centre (the “EACC”). Mr. Ayele is a former member of Ethiopia’s High Court judiciary and an experienced general practitioner. He held various legal positions with both the Ethiopian Ministry of Justice and as in-house counsel for a […]

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Our experience teaching online

As an instructor who is used to teaching workshops in-person, I initially had some concern about transitioning to Internet based teaching. When making the decision to take the workshops in that direction, my colleagues and I wanted to make sure that the classroom experience could be effectively replicated in an online conflict resolution training platform. […]

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4 ways online conflict resolution training can help you

In our day-to-day life, disputes come up regularly. They may come up at work, at home, with family, friends, bosses, co-workers or even people on the street. Having effective tools to deal with these disputes can be critical in effectively managing these situations. One way to build these skills is through online conflict resolution training. […]

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Three ways to effectively persuade others

A challenge that is currently facing many people in the world is how to persuade others to come around to their way of thinking. Many people who attend Stitt Feld Handy Group online conflict resolution training ask about effective ways to bring other people around to their way of thinking. This can be especially true […]

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A peacemaker goes to school

Iraqi trains in a Toronto business course for a mediation mission in his homeland By MARINA JIMÉNEZ (Globe and Mail) Thair Karim Ismail, an Iraqi human-rights activist, is learning the art of negotiation and mediation in a Toronto boardroom. Tear sheets with catch phrases scrawled in magic marker cover the walls of this workshop on […]

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The Stitt Feld Handy Group award recipient at the fifth annual Canadian New Media awards

The industry’s most prominent advocates and entrepreneurs awarded on May 30th Toronto, June 22, 2005– Stitt Feld Handy Group, has been recognized as one of Canada’s new media leaders. The Stitt Feld Handy Group was awarded a prestigious Pixel award in recognition of your significant achievements in new media over the past year in “Excellence […]

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Conflict Resolution: Listen

“God gave us two ears and one mouth. We should use them in proportion.” So much can be learned from listening. So much conflict can be avoided by hearing, understanding and letting others know that you have heard and understood. By listening I mean more than the type of listening that allows you to hear […]

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