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

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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.

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, so the sons asked the advice of a wise elder. In response, she offered them her camel. From the 18 camels, the eldest took nine, the second took six and the youngest kept two. This left one camel, which they returned to the woman.

This parable holds lessons for seemingly unresolvable situations: Always seek the extra camel. All humans belong to “one family,” but family...


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