‘Conflict – The Unexpected Gift’ offers practical guide to conflict resolution

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Elisabeth Seaman, Jack Hamilton, Sharlene Gee, Hillary Freeman co-author new guide

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Conflict resolution program cofounders Elisabeth Seaman and Jack Hamilton, together with Sharlene Gee and Hillary Freeman, team up to present the principles of their Learn2Resolve program in their new book, “Conflict – The Unexpected Gift: Making the Most of Disputes in Life and Work” (published by iUniverse).

Seaman says Learn2Resolve’s curriculum is based on the structured communication principles that serve as the foundation of any mediation process. The book is meant to reach readers of all ages, with chapters offering concrete steps for forming improved communication skills, resolving conflict and building viable relationships with family, friends and co-workers. Each chapter offers real-life scenarios to exemplify how the program’s teachings can apply to the reader.

“Conflict is a natural dimension of human interaction,” the authors state. “The rough edges of people’s personalities can irritate others. When that happens, it leads to clashes among people who live, study or work together, which often leaves personal relationships damaged. The capacity to learn how to resolve interpersonal conflicts is deeply rooted in our human potential. It may be one of the most valuable skill sets we can develop over the course of our lives.”

“Conflict – The Unexpected Gift” has been selected for inclusion in the iUniverse Star program, which recognizes excellence in writing and commercial success.

“Conflict – The Unexpected Gift”
By Hamilton, Seaman, Gee and Freeman
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 226 pages | ISBN 9781938908644
E-Book | 226 pages | ISBN 9781938908651
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Authors
Elisabeth Seaman, Jack Hamilton, Sharlene Gee and Hillary Freeman have been mediators and facilitators with Learn2Resolve, a company that provides meditation, facilitation, training in communication and conflict resolution skills and team-building workshops in English and Spanish. The group works with families, corporations, nonprofits, public agencies and individuals. Learn2Resolve is based in the San Francisco bay area.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, LLC, self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on BarnesandNoble.com. iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations—self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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