Becoming the Change We Wish to See: The Unexpected Benefits of Conflict Resolution Work, Conflict Resolution Quarterly, January 2018

I thought this research article by Susan Raines at Kennesaw State University was really insightful. The idea of working for meaning and purpose permeates this piece.   Those of us in it for the  “long haul” are not in this field for the big bucks but to make change and leave a lasting impact.

Click here or below for the  article (it should be open access).

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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