For the past 30 years, William Ury has served as a mediator, writer and speaker working with conflicts ranging from family feuds to boardroom battles to ethnic wars in the Middle East. Whether you're interested in reaching agreement in your everyday life or at the global level, Mr. Ury’s goal is to provide you with resources, insights, and inspiration. Based on his many years of experience as well as content from some of his bestselling and award-winning books, Mr. Ury can addresses the following topics in addition to others. For more information visit www.williamury.com.
The Power of a Positive No
How to Say No & Still Get to Yes
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
Getting Past No
Negotiating with Difficult People and Getting To Peace
William L. Ury is a bestselling author who co-founded Harvard’s Program on Negotiation where he currently directs the Global Negotiation Project. Over the last 25 years, Mr. Ury has served as a negotiation adviser and mediator in conflicts ranging from corporate mergers to wildcat strikes in a Kentucky coal mine to ethnic wars in the Middle East, the Balkans, and the former Soviet Union. With former president Jimmy Carter, he co-founded the International Negotiation Network, a non-governmental body seeking to end civil wars around the world. During the 1980s, he helped the US and Soviet governments create nuclear crisis centers designed to avert an accidental nuclear war. Most recently, Mr. Ury has served as a third party in helping to end a civil war in Aceh, Indonesia, and helping to prevent one in Venezuela.