Introducing our November Webinar Panel of Presenters:

Michael Gregory is a Rule 114 Qualified Mediator with the Minnesota Supreme Court who has been volunteering monthly with the Ramsey County Dispute Resolution Center since 2004. Mike has mediated and negotiated over 2,500 cases with issues from thousands of dollars to nearly $1 billion.   Mike founded Michael Gregory Consulting, LLC in 2011 focusing on conflict resolution, mediation and negotiationsHe was an IRS executive who initiated mediation training at the IRS in 2001 resulting in the training of over 2,000 field specialists.  As an international professional speaker Mike has given over 50 presentations annually since 2012 to various audiences on overcoming conflict with collaboration, mediation and negotiations. Mike has a BS, MS and MBA. Mike has written 11 books and over 35 articles. Learn more at and at [ASA. CVA, NSA]

Brenda Burnside Bio coming soon…

Tabitha Montgomery is passionate about serving people. She is currently the Executive Director of the Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association (PPNA) where she and the staff proactively look for creative ways to advance its advocacy, events, and programs in community. Tabitha has spent more than twenty years tapping into her gifts of management, communication, and visioning to serve a wide array of people, businesses, and organizations.

Mike Gregory, Published Author & President of Michael Gregory Consulting, LLC
Brenda Burnside, President
Brenda Burnside, Dispute Resolution Center & President of Conflict Resolution Minnesota
Tabitha Montgomery
Tabitha Montgomery, Executive Director of the Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association (PPNA)

November 14, 2020,  (10:00AM – 12:00PM)

Overcoming Conflict with Collaboration

Michael Gregory, Author & President of Michael Gregory Consulting, LLC

Tabitha Montgomery, Executive Director of Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association (PPNA) 

& Brenda Burnside, Dispute Resolution Center & President of CRM

Overcoming Conflict with Collaboration:

The theme of this conference series is Healing the Divide: A Participatory Focus on the Role of Conflict Resolution Practitioners, Partners, and Stakeholders in a Divided Community.  In this workshop, we will explore the relationship of collaboration to overcoming conflict in our divided society and with relevant issues and immediate needs in our communities. The Collaboration Effect based on neuroscience is all about connecting relationships, listening actively, and educating judiciously to build bridges to negotiate closure. As mediators, circle keepers, and all of our varieties of ways of being, how do we do this with participants for business versus as volunteers? What techniques do we use and what are best practices? A panel of presenters will explore how they overcome conflict with collaboration in their lives and work in Minnesota and the Twin Cities.  

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