New Book Shows Readers How to Achieve Positive Outcomes of Conflict

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Authors Jack Hamilton, Elisabeth Seaman, Sharlene Gee, and Hillary Freeman use their years of experience as mediators to create a truly comprehensive approach to conflict resolution in ‘Conflict—The Unexpected Gift’

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Conflict is a common aspect of life that is difficult to avoid because everyone is different from others and has his or her own opinions. The important thing to remember though is that although conflicts may seem unavoidable, one can still learn how to handle conflict and come out with a better relationship. In “Conflict—The Unexpected Gift” (published by iUniverse) authors Jack Hamilton, Elisabeth Seaman, Sharlene Gee, and Hillary Freeman create a highly detailed and comprehensive approach to conflict resolution.

It is an extremely useful book that shows readers how to recognize the assumptions that cause conflicts and how to defuse a situation before it becomes an intractable argument. This book also shows readers how to resolve conflicts in a positive manner using subtle yet effective techniques. Included in this book is a myriad of tips to help readers develop conflict-resolution skills. Each chapter offers concrete steps and real-life vignettes that teach new ways of communicating. Readers will be able to learn how to resolve conflicts and build more viable relationships with family members, friends, coworkers, neighbors and other people with whom one interacts.

“Conflict—The Unexpected Gift” will surely help readers not only repair broken relationships but also develop new and better ones. It also shows that by working through one’s conflicts, one learns to let go of unfounded assumptions and pave new chapters in one’s relationships. It ultimately teaches that when reconciled, a conflict can be the gift of a second chance

“Conflict—The Unexpected Gift”
By Jack Hamilton, Elisabeth Seaman, Sharlene Gee, and Hillary Freeman
Softcover | 6x9 in | 208 pages | ISBN 9781475970760
e-book | 208 pages | ISBN 9781475970777
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Authors
Jack Hamilton, Elisabeth Seaman, Sharlene Gee, and Hillary Freeman have been mediators and facilitators with Learn2Resolve, which provides mediation, facilitation, training in communication and conflict resolution skills, and team-building workshops in English and Spanish. They work with families, corporations, nonprofits, public agencies, and individuals. They are based in the San Francisco Bay Area in California.

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 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 or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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