Resolve by Hal Movius


Negotiating Life’s Conflicts with Greater Confidence

If you dread conflict, you’re not alone. Research suggests that interpersonal conflict is the biggest daily stressor we face, and most of us go through life avoiding potential conflicts at work and at home, or giving in when we feel pressured. In Resolve, psychologist and negotiation expert Hal Movius shows you how you can handle life’s negotiations more effectively and with less stress by developing three distinct types of confidence: mastery, awareness, and poise.

LifeTree Media
Published by LifeTree Media, an imprint of Wonderwell
Release Date: January 10, 2017
Available in hardcover and ebook
224 pages
$38.99 CAD / $25.99 USD

Become a more confident negotiator

Drawing on decades of research in negotiation and psychology, along with more recent advances in social neuroscience, this book delivers science-backed insights and effective tools to boost your confidence in mastery, awareness, and poise, so you can be more effective in resolving conflicts—from spontaneous flare-ups at home to planned business negotiations.

In Resolve, you’ll learn:

  • How to acquire genuine confidence, regardless of personality traits
  • How to transform different types of conflicts into negotiations
  • How to cope if you feel yourself becoming flustered in a dispute

Negotiation is a kind of superpower for conflict resolution, with applications far beyond the boardroom. You don’t have to behave aggressively, change your personality, or take professional training in order to become a great negotiator. Read Resolve to master effective negotiation techniques and learn how to use them confidently to resolve conflicts at work and at home.

Hal Movius

Hal Movius

Hal Movius is founder and president of Movius Consulting, which provides leadership coaching, consulting, and negotiation training to organizations around the world. An applied psychologist, Movius is also an expert on emotional intelligence, self-regulation, leadership, and interpersonal processes, and is the co-author of Built to Win: Creating a World-Class Negotiating Organization. He lives in Virginia, US, with his wife and two children.

Praise for Resolve

“Highly recommended reading for anyone who wants to bring their boldest, best self to conflict or negotiations.”

Amy Cuddy, bestselling author of Presence

“Resolve has it all—great stories, deep insights, and wise advice about how to approach conflicts with confidence. This book will change your life.”

Timothy D. Wilson, author of Redirect

“A useful guide for negotiating life’s more difficult conflicts.”

John Gottman, PhD, bestselling author of The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

“So empowering, and not just for businesspeople. This is a book for you and me.”

Dar Williams, musician, writer

“Who among us would not benefit from approaching conflict and negotiations with greater confidence? That’s what makes Resolve such an insightful and thought-provoking read. Hal Movius has helped countless individuals—and many of the world’s largest multinationals—to be smarter and more effective in dealing with differences. Here are the tools and techniques that show us how.”

Alexander Green, New York Times bestselling author of The Gone Fishin’ Portfolio

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