Working with Conflict

Karen Gimnig | 17:00 UTC

What do you do when conflict arrives in a meeting? For many facilitators, the first instinct is to duck and cover. In this session, we’ll offer some more effective options for working with conflict and talk about how very valuable conflict is in any community.


Karen Gimnig
Karen Gimnig

Karen Gimnig is a group facilitator and relationship coach and co-author of The Cooperative Culture Handbook with Yana Ludwig. Her passion is to help community members meet their need for connection. Karen uses the theory and practice of Imago Relationships to guide teams and communities through the complexity of working and making decisions together. ​Karen has been a member of both established and forming communities and has worked with dozens of communities and CohoUS.

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