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On the road with the Better Conversations Bus Tour

Our Better Conversations Bus Tour takes off today, offering free events and workshops for communities across the north and west of Scotland. This is part of a new project aiming to build real dialogue and problem-solving capacity, while helping to take some of the heat out of difficult decisions about contentious matters in Scotland’s communities,… Continue reading On the road with the Better Conversations Bus Tour

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Collaborative Scotland at the Scottish Parliament: “Everybody is talking, but no-one is listening”

Leading international mediator Ken Cloke was welcomed to the Scottish Parliament in September for an evening about conflict, dialogue and communication in politics. The event, which was hosted by Margaret Mitchell MSP, discussed the current situation in political life in Scotland and further afield. John Sturrock, founder and chief executive of Core Solutions, introduced Collaborative… Continue reading Collaborative Scotland at the Scottish Parliament: “Everybody is talking, but no-one is listening”

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“Nobody gets angry about things they don’t care about”

International mediator Ken Cloke, one of the leading writers and thinkers in the field of conflict, joined John Sturrock and over fifty mediators and professionals at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on Friday 29th September 2017 for a day of learning and reflection about solving conflict in society. Participants were treated to a masterclass of discussion… Continue reading “Nobody gets angry about things they don’t care about”