Conflict as Transformer

Explore the Edge: Root & Web, a series of blog articles on conflict as a transformer by Lola Wilcox.

  • Crabs in a Bucket Photo by Adam Wyman on Unsplash

Resilience and a Bucket of Crabs

Photo by Adam Wyman on Unsplash A Story About Resilience Here’s the Bucket of Crabs story as it was told to me [...]

Resilience and a Bucket of Crabs2023-10-15T21:03:27+00:00
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Fools and Nets: Who Survives and How

A fool, a fool. I met a fool i’ the forest, A motley fool. (Jaques, As You Like It, Act 2 Scene 7) If [...]

Fools and Nets: Who Survives and How2023-06-01T15:38:41+00:00
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Meat and Salt: Equinox

When I first began thinking about Shakespeare’s King Lear and arrogance, I looked in the text for the youngest daughter’s response to her father’s [...]

Meat and Salt: Equinox2023-04-12T16:37:55+00:00
  • Red Rooster


My Shakespearian actor husband, Chuck Wilcox, began his Boulder Colorado Shakespeare Festival career playing Kent in King Lear. Kent is a truth-telling peer and [...]


Attitude: Unto All Generations

Many personal conflicts seed and grow from conscious and unconscious acceptance of ancestral conflicts. Until we understand our inheritance we can be trapped inside [...]

Attitude: Unto All Generations2022-09-10T20:36:09+00:00
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Attitude: Deep Roots, Dangerous Webs

Looking inside E for Engage means exploring Attitude. Don’t underestimate this word. Attitude is the key that unlocks the conflict. Two attitudes, at the [...]

Attitude: Deep Roots, Dangerous Webs2022-09-10T20:47:22+00:00

Role Training

Embarrassed both by their conflict’s Root Cause, and the two unhealthy Webs they had created, the two supervisors in Case Study #1 (see below) [...]

Role Training2022-09-10T20:48:46+00:00
  • Lola Wilcox on Conflict

Symptoms, Sources, Solutions

The first task in conflict management is to notice you are in one – either by recognizing your own symptoms or those of others [...]

Symptoms, Sources, Solutions2022-09-10T20:49:19+00:00
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Working the Edge

Case Study #1: Twenty Years of Baggage Question 1:  When did you first become aware of, get to know each other? [...]

Working the Edge2022-09-10T20:50:19+00:00


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