When you are not adept at Conflict Resolution and Damage Control you invariably short-circuit the key mechanisms that can get you out of bigger conflicts and damages. HERE is the classic case.
Over brunch I called a Ceylonese golfing friend of mine over many years and asked him his take on the KGNS issue. He patronizingly advised me about supply and demand.
I cut in with “what is that racial bit?”
His reply: Bernard, there are more important things like feeding the poor and homeless….
I immediately clicked off my mobile.
Loyalty definitely is not a goose-feathered bed….more like a water bed.
How Colin Thiew, admittedly a young political pygmy, got THIEWED is another classic case study of failure in conflict resolution and damage control. HERE