Tomorrow I have the tremendous honor of presenting at Fort Collins' Startup Week. As a hub for innovation (it's not just the birthplace of good beer!), Fort Collins has a thriving entrepreneur community and I'm excited to get to share some tips with this year's attendees. The workshop description says: We're all familiar with the … Continue reading Meetings People Want to Attend
Interest Based Bargaining: Part 3
As we've seen in previous posts, calling something "Interest Based Bargaining" does not necessarily make it effective. I would argue that some processes parading around as IBB, really shouldn't even have that name. In fact, I've started calling the processes I use "collaborative problem-solving" to avoid the confusion of IBB all together. Today we'll delve … Continue reading Interest Based Bargaining: Part 3
DOVIA Colorado Conference on Volunteerism
What a day! Today I had the honor of giving a keynote address to attendees at DOVIA's Colorado Conference on Volunteerism. I was not surprised but SO impressed with the depth of thought and experience that participants brought to our work together. HUGE thanks to all of the volunteers who organized the conference and to … Continue reading DOVIA Colorado Conference on Volunteerism
When Your (Relational) Pipes Leak, Who do You Call?
When you have a problem with your pipes, you call a plumber. When you have a problem with your colleagues, neighbor, spouse, etc., who do you call?