Reviews

ForeWord Magazine: “Charismatic sanity”

Silver Award winner, Book of the Year, 2004 “…  Medea, who teaches conflict resolution at the University of Chicago without all the answers, has developed a method based on analysis, humility, patience, humor, courage, and the confident belief that, in a conflict, respect for what motivates one’s opponent (including loved ones!) is the beginning of the...

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Catholic Booksellers: “A gem”

“…There are probably thousands of books written about conflicts and what to do with them.  Andra Medea’s work is a gem among them.   It gives hope to getting through some of our more painful human experiences.”

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Library Journal: “Thorough and has a lot of heart”

“…. Specific kinds of situational conflict are discussed, and good tactical advice (e.g., “shorten your sentences” if you have to communicate while flooding) is provided in pithy and often funny examples of overload situations. Medea’s friendly, almost conspiratorial tone dovetails nicely with her direct writing… this book is thorough and has a lot of...

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Midwest Book Review: “Superb sense of humor”

“Andra Medea is an instructor in conflict management at the University of Chicago and a nationally recognized expert on the subject. What is less well known is that Andra has a superb sense of humor. This is a distinctive asset in Conflict Unraveled: Fixing Problems At Work And In Families in which she distills her many years of experience and expertise in a volume specifically written and...

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Fearless Books: “A book you don’t want to miss”

“… Andra Medea has written a book you don’t want to miss... “…the success of Medea’s book owes as much to a clear and engaging writing style as her broad‑minded comprehension of the diverse ways that human relationships and negotiations can go wrong. You could read ten best‑sellers by overpaid CEOs and not get half as much wisdom on human resources...

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Mindquest Review: “Breaks new ground”

“Regardless of where you are on the spiritual path, conflict will arise from within and from others. The author’s conflict model breaks new ground, providing professional solutions, examples, and charts for positive conflict resolution…. “…Replete with illustrations, charts, examples, and humor, the author has provided an enjoyable and transcending must-have read...

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