One of the many blessings of time here in Bangkok was my father coming to visit. He and I made a commitment several years back to build our relationship, in part, so I could share the rich life I’ve been afforded because of the father he chose to be. Stated diplomatically, he was not always the likeable, easy-going parental figure my younger self wanted, but the one who shaped who I am today.
A real highlight for me was for my father to see me ‘real-time’ in the mediation work I’m doing with Resologics, Mediators Beyond Borders, and as a Rotary Peace Fellow. He got to be part of a conversation with my Cambodian colleague, Savath Meas, about peace-making processes and building conflict resiliency within teams. But, I’m ahead of my story … let me start at the beginning.Read More