Many people have encountered great challenges and unbearable pain from disputes as a result of strongly held values, belief systems and personal principles. And yet, people have the courage and ability to break through these barriers and create a common bridge. Eric Galton, renowned mediator, is a catalyst for these breakthroughs providing people with a safe environment where they can experience something different from what they know. Changing how we think about our experience is about great communication, deep listening and hope. You will hear about stories highlighted from Galton’s book Stories Mediators Tell and tips and strategies that will guide you in difficult situations.
Eric Galton is the Past President of the International Academy of Mediators, a founder of the Lakeside Mediation Center in Austin, Texas and has been a full time mediator for 25 years. Eric's newest book, Stories Mediators Tell, was published by the ABA in 2012. Eric is an adjunct professor at Pepperdine's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution and teaches advanced mediation classes. All proceeds from Stories Mediators Tell are donated to the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution to advance the use of mediation.
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