It is with the utmost sadness that we must tell you Debra Duerr, our managing partner, our colleague, and our close friend, passed away in April after a sudden and brief illness. Debra was an urban planner by education and an environmental planner throughout most of her 40-plus year career. Debra was passionate about providing… read more →
One of the behavioral strategies that we talk about to help angry people become less angry and to rebuild trust is hard and counterintuitive for most experts but truly effective. It’s called dilemma sharing. Bring people in to see the challenges that you’re facing before you try to solve them. Read More
Although I consider myself quite expert when it comes to bars, sidebars are different. This article is related to the previous piece about why relying solely on Zoom meetings and online encounters don’t make for the most useful relationships. Read More
This has nothing to do with anything we usually write and talk about, but you could use a break and distraction. So, from the neuroscience college of rock and roll knowledge, consider the following and send me your fave playlist. Read More
As we try to do each year, and especially in this most difficult one, we want to leave you with something that both dignifies and celebrates the season, and exemplifies the spirit and joy of what 2020 has been for all of us. Please, sit back, relax and enjoy.