Making Difficult Conversations Easier Mostafa Ewees (PhD) Stanford University at California Assistant Professor at German University in Cairo (GUC) EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT An Info people Workshop 2008 Presented by:
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“ Success Covers a Multitude of Blunders.” – George Bernard Shaw
" Framing refers to the way a conflict is described or a proposal is worded; reframing is the process of changing the way a thought is presented so that it maintains its fundamental meaning but is more likely to support resolution efforts...
"The art of reframing is to maintain the conflict in all its richness but to help people look at it in a more open-minded and hopeful way."
-- Bernard Mayer, in The Dynamics of Conflict Resolution