Meet John Curtis.
John Curtis’s experience, curiosity and advanced communication skills have established him as a thought leader and expert in Mediation, Negotiation and Conflict Coaching.
On this site, John explores the principles and practice of Mediation, Negotiation, and Conflict Coaching. Here, you will learn about these forms of conflict resolution and how they apply to your workplace, your conflicts, and your life, from one of Ontario’s leading experts.
- Need a Quick Start Guide to Mediating Conflict? Check Out This Valuable Resource by John Curtis - April 22, 2015Workplace conflict wears two faces: it can lead to solutions, innovation, increased motivation, better team performance, and enhanced interpersonal understanding. Or, conflict can devolve into personal attacks, dismissals, attrition, and absenteeism.
- 4 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Conflict Coach by John Curtis - November 6, 2012There are different styles of conflict coaches and different styles of conflict coaching. When choosing a conflict coach, you have to be sure their style and approach melds with your needs. The thing about finding a conflict coach is that you cannot be sure it’s the right fit until you give someone a try. […]
- Falling for the Anchoring Effect? How to Avoid This Negotiation Trap by John Curtis - March 31, 2015The anchoring effect is a powerful psychological force in which we rely too heavily on the first information we receive. Even if we’re aware that we’re going to be influenced and biased by these anchors, it is incredibly difficult to discount them from our thought processes. In negotiations, this can put you at a serious […]