Article: The Man on My Right

Peter Nixon is asked for negotiation advice by the senior adviser to the Ayatollah of Iran. Six years later negotiations between Iran and the USA remains a key issue for both countries. The world needs Iran to rejoin the family of nations.

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Video: Dialogue Puzzle

Learn how to quickly and efficiently prepare for your difficult dialogues and negotiations by ensuring the right people talk about the right issues in the right way, at the right time, and in the right space. Pt 1 Peter Nixon describes the Dialogue Puzzle. Pt 2 (7:30+) Peter Nixon applies the Dialogue Puzzle to the 2019 protests in Hong Kong.

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Video: Managing Emotions

Peter Nixon discussed the importance of managing emotions to be able to resolve conflicts, realise opportunities, and manage change. Peter Nixon discussed the emotions facing the HK Protests starting around 6:20

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Video: Dialogue Skills

Peter Nixon explains the difference between dialogue and communication, the five sets of dialogue skills needed to lead effectively and starting around 8:20 three dialogue behaviours that will help Hong Kong overcome its current crisis

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Video: Dialogue Methods

Peter Nixon shares personal experience of Dialogue Methods used successful around the world by countries that needed to resolve conflict. At 7:25 Peter links Dialogue Methods to the situation currently crippling Hong Kong. This video finishes with footage from the protests at HK Intl Airport.

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Video: Dialogue Gap

8 minutes to learn about dialogue gap, the difference between communication and dialogue, why we react negatively to change, how to react postively to succeed, how this applies to the current situation in HK

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Article: Dialogue Gap - from HR Magazine

I coined the term 'Dialogue Gap' to suggest that at a time when the world needs more dialogue we're actually getting worse at it. Conversing is the heart of dialogue and is best done face-to-face. I define communication as sending information and dialogue as thinking together. Communication and dialogue are not the same and communication should not be used in place of dialogue. Although dialogue starts with communication, many situations need more than just communication to achieve optimal outcomes. If you try to resolve situations needing dialogue by using transmission-style communication, you usually just make things worse.

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Article - Without Doubt Trust Each Other - Lessons from Hiroshima

On the 4th of July 2008, US national day and my father’s 85th birthday, I was given the opportunity to dialogue with Emiko Okada-san, one of the few remaining survivors of the atomic bomb dropped on the City of Hiroshima. My work had taught me that dialogue, not bombs and aggression, was where the optimal outcomes would eventually be found for the problems of today. I had learned that killing made dialogue a whole lot harder so I sought out the chance to meet Emiko Okada because I felt her personal story somehow made her so much more credible as an international spokesperson for dialogue.

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