1. Navigating Conflict - Inner Compass

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    What is your tendency when you see conflict coming—run and hide? Tackle it head-on? Bob Hall, founder of Learning to Live with Conflict, Inc., looks beyond winning and losing to suggest ways…

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    • Rootedness: Beyond Skin-Deep - Inner Compass

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      When called upon to define who we are, not many think to mention our land and neighbors. But it wasn’t always that way. Willie Jennings, Associate Professor of Theology and Black Church Studies…

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      • What's So Funny? Exploring Humor - Inner Compass

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        Someone walking onto a stage trips and falls. Half the audience laughs, half doesn’t—and they’re even angry at the first half for laughing! Why do people respond so differently to…

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        • Clothing Matters - Inner Compass

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          Buying a shirt? Basing your decision on the look and price? Shopping for clothing may feel like a straightforward venture, yet the story behind each garment is complex. Activist and entrepreneur Marta…

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          • Microfinance Miracles - Inner Compass

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            It may be hard to believe that $50 can lift a family out of poverty for life, but it’s happening every day around the world through simple microfinance lending partnerships. Robert Rooy has…

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            • Racial Harmony in the City - Inner Compass

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              In some cities, pockets of serenity can be found where people of many races find themselves mingling and enjoying each other’s presence. Yale sociologist Elijah Anderson, author of The Cosmopolitan…

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              • Ready For Robots? - Inner Compass

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                As people have fewer phone conversations, choosing instead to use texts and on-line social networking, anthropologist Sherry Turkle has noticed something. Director of the MIT Initiative on Technology…

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                • Feasting at a Food Pantry - Inner Compass

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                  Out of curiosity, a woman walks into a church. She’s offered communion, and it changes her life. She ends up turning the feast into a food pantry, which nurtures others (as well as herself)…

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                  • The Power of Writing - Inner Compass

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                    We hear about prisoners, but not so often from prisoners. When bestselling novelist Wally Lamb (She’s Come Undone, I Know This Much is True) started teaching writing classes inside a women's…

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                    • Giving Advice - Inner Compass

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                      What's a 17-year-old to do after lashing out at Mom? Ask Amy. Amy Dickinson’s Chicago Tribune column appears daily in more than 150 newspapers, replacing Ann Landers's long and legendary…

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