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    confirmation bias,conflict resolution,communication skills,active listening,peacemaking
    What are the origins of your assumptions? Like most of us, you firmly believe your assumptions are evidence-based, having resulted from your myriad life experiences as well as from your unbiased analysis of information you’ve obtained from reliable sources. Behind the scenes and virtually unknown...
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    How do you avoid being crushed when you work for a speeding train? All too often disruptive bosses may view workers as simply costs to be controlled. Sue Shellenbarger--the creator and writer of The Wall Street Journal's Work and Family column and former chief of the Journal's Chicago news...
    stereotyping,labeling,prejudice,bias,judgment
    In a book published in June 2019 , David Maraniss’s A Good American Family: The Red Scare and My Father, the author asks us to consider what is labeled as “lawful” and what is labeled as “illegal." His father had been a Communist Party member who, however, never advocated the overthrow of the...
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