The Art of the 2-Minute Strategic Share

I spend a lot of time at conferences and meetings, and often am struck by the failure of young professionals to take advantage of the opportunity to meet with senior folks in their field.  I think sometimes they don’t recognize how valuable the time could be, even if they engage in short 2-minute conversations withContinue reading “The Art of the 2-Minute Strategic Share”

Everyone Needs Work-Life Balance

In today’s competitive world, especially in pressurized not for profit and NGO environments, it is important to remember that if we aren’t good to ourselves, we can’t be good workers and employees. I wrote this short piece in today’s PCDN blog on work-life balance, particularly  when one is looking for a job.  Click here orContinue reading “Everyone Needs Work-Life Balance”

ACR Gathering: Defining Our Field and Work in Challenging Times

I’ve written before about the initiative that was started at Point of View/George Mason University in June that is looking at our field, the challenges it faces, and ways to better connect those working to advance conflict resolution and peacebuilding.   At Point of View in June 2017,  50 professionals from organizations were brought together forContinue reading “ACR Gathering: Defining Our Field and Work in Challenging Times”