Posts in category: obstacles

Three obstacles to constructive discourse

Three obstacles to constructive discourse

The ability to have respectful, calm, rational, considered, fact-based discussion is a core of resolving conflict. These are the biggest obstacles to constructive discourse: 1. Belief/faith: opinions and interpretations over verifiable facts. We are all attached to...

Obstacles to generating ideas

Evaluation and judgement Most of us are very practiced at evaluation. We do it often without thinking. When brainstorming, it is important to keep the flow going. To keep an open mind to all possibilities, no matter how off-the-wall. To build upon each idea with a...