The U.S. midterm elections are over and the cultural polarization continues to deepen. We are now heading into the Thanksgiving holiday were this polarization my show up around the family dinner table.
This simple and foundational process is based in mutual active listening. Variations of it can potentially be used in any context. For example, we are using it with personal relationships, family, friends, work, school, mediating political divisions and with politicians, etc.
"Any problem immersed in empathy becomes soluble. It is effective as a way of anticipating and resolving interpersonal problems, whether this is a marital conflict, an international conflict, a problem at work, difficulties in a friendship, political deadlocks, a family dispute, or a problem with a neighbor." Simon Baron-Cohen