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“In fact, the great strength of the Internet lies in this ability to develop and connect affinity groups. It goes beyond the connecting Tea Party members with other Tea Party members, and jihadists with jihadists. 176 more words

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The Value of Disagreement

While many see reaching agreement as the goal of dialogue and conflict resolution, Margaret Heffernan sees value in disagreement, even deep disagreements.  In this TED Talk, she gives examples and explains how disagreement can be a healthy thing for individuals and organizations.

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Fishing with dynamite: the big competition myth

Competition Vs. collaboration via science and cycling. Great article from the New Statesman.

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The World Cup takes the global center stage this month. With the beginning of the World Cup in Brazil, the national soccer teams are not the only ones competing for the trophy. 180 more words

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Gracious Living Guide 24: Dare to Disagree

Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counterintuitively) how the best partners aren’t echo chambers — and how great research teams, relationships and businesses allow people to deeply disagree. 174 more words

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THE BEST PARTNERS ARE NOT ECHO CHAMBERS! GROW AN OPEN AND CONFLICT WILLING CULTURE

Just watched this interesting TED Talk with Margaret Heffernan.

According to research 85% of business leaders are afraid to raise concerns. A very high number! 95 more words

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