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.

More About John

  • The End of Mandatory Retirement Intergenerational Conflict in the workplace- A recent change eliminating the mandatory retirement age in Canada brings new intergenerational challenges to the workplace. Listen to an interesting discussion of some of the potential impacts and possible tools for effectively managing these types of workplace conflict. Listen from 9 min 30 sec to 17 min 21 sec
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  • 4 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Conflict Coach- There 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. When […]
  • Falling for the Anchoring Effect? How to Avoid This Negotiation Trap- The 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 […]

Conflict Resolution Specialist