Conflict Competence

This blog is about life’s conflict management and conflict competence topics: personal, social, political, global, professional, academic, and any other way that conflict happens. The unifying theme is that it is how to think about conflict in ways other than dead ends and pain. View Blog


Conflict competence is a great life skill I thought I’d almost mastered. And then came the test: how did being conflict competent prepare me for a deadly form of breast cancer and a double mastectomy? Very well it turns out. Now, after 50+ years of wanting to write more than anything yet doing everything but that, I’ve come out as a writer. Here are my sometimes funny stories of how conflict competence equipped me to deal with changes in and for my life. View Blog