Summary of The Walk from “No” to “Yes”

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Recommendation

William Ury’s uplifting lecture offers hope for the world’s most entrenched conflicts. A respected negotiator on the world stage, Ury avers that solutions exist in a “third side” – that is, the involvement of supportive, unifying individuals and global communities. He literally walks the walk as an organizer of the first Abraham walk across the Middle East. getAbstract recommends that every peace lover and humanitarian follow in his footsteps.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why no conflicts are truly unresolvable;
  • How to apply the concept of the “third side,” a supportive, unifying influence and
  • How every person can advance the cause of peace.
 

About the Speaker

Negotiation advisor and mediator William Ury co-wrote Getting to Yes and Getting to Peace.

 

Summary

A Middle Eastern fable tells of a man who left 17 camels to his three sons. The oldest was to receive half of the herd; the second, one-third; and the youngest, one-ninth. Yet one can’t evenly divide 17 into these proportions...

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