The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 231 pages
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The long-awaited follow-up to the bestselling Leadership and Self-Deception shows how we unwittingly perpetuate the conflicts that cause so much distress in our lives and in the world, and offers a unique way out of this dilemma. The Anatomy of Peace is written as an engaging story-everyone can see themselves in its accounts of personal hardship and emotional transformation.The Anatomy of Peace expands on the ideas in Leadership and Self-Deception and shows how they work in our lives and the world around us. Through an intriguing story of parents who are struggling with their troubled children, we learn from once bitter enemies the way to find peace whenever war is upon us. An Arab and a Jew find a way to come together, and show how we, too, can find peace."Rarely have I read anything that held my attention in the way this book did ... To find that kind of reading experience in the context of a book that also covers such disparate topics as parenting, managing employees, middle-east peace, and self-actualization is truly astonishing." --Jo Ellen Green Kaiser, Senior Editor, Tikkun Magazine"Compelling ... poignant. This is a book that every manager, teacher, advisor, and parent should read and apply." --Steven C. Wheelwright, Senior Associate Dean, Harvard Business School

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Great insight to how we relate to others. - Goodreads
Unfortunately the writing isn't as good as the message. - Goodreads
Very easy to read and insightful. - Goodreads
It was less clunky and more elegant storytelling. - Goodreads
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It was easy to read and understand! - Goodreads

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User Review  - Nicole Shepard - Goodreads

This book really gets to the point. The narrative is a little cheesy and the author seems to have a specific audience in mind from what seems to be hopeful. Even though I didn't feel like the author ... Read full review

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User Review  - Julianne - Goodreads

I absolutely loved listening to this book! I believe everyone in the world would benefit from reading it! It can only help-yourself, relationships, the world! I am working on getting out of my boxes and finding a state of peace. :-) can't wait to discuss this one at book club! Read full review


Enemies in the Desert
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Peace in Wartime

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The Arbinger Institute is a scholarly consortium and management training and consulting firm. Its members have solved a profound and age-old problem of the human sciences--the problem of "self-deception." Arbinger is comprised of scholars, business leaders and professionals who write about the implications of this solution for organisational, community and family life.

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