Pub Dialogues

Punxsutawney Phil in Mediation

Posted by Brian S. Beck, M.A. on March 25, 2013  /   Posted in Business Options, Pub Dialogues

The Associated Press reported this weekend that Ohio authorities have issued an indictment of Punxsutawney Phil, alleging that he “did purposely, and with prior calculation and design, cause the people to believe that spring would come early.” Additional sources have suggested that Phil is seeking to file suit regarding the slanderous social media war being
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A discussion of gun violence:

Posted by Brian S. Beck, M.A. on December 19, 2012  /   Posted in Pub Dialogues

A discussion of gun violence: With the recent incidents of gun violence in Aurora, Clackamas, and Newtown social media forums have experienced an outpouring of discussion about gun violence, mental health, the NRA and the Second Amendment.  These discussions are emotional and informational. We see this as an opportunity to tackle the issues at hand,
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About the Pub Dialogues

Posted by Jason Gladfelter, M.A. on November 21, 2012  /   Posted in Pub Dialogues

The Pub Dialogues is a somewhat-monthly public engagement series that brings people out of the chat rooms and into neighborhood pubs to discuss with one another various and important topics.  Presented by OvalOptions (www.ovaloptions.com), a conflict management firm based in Denver, CO. These sessions allow people with different, and possibly opposing viewpoints, to: Actually meet Engage in face-to-face discussion Disagree in civil
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Pub Dialogue 1.5 at Dry Dock Brewing

Posted by Jason Gladfelter, M.A. on September 19, 2012  /   Posted in Pub Dialogues

The next Pub Dialogues session will be at Dry Dock Brewing Company, 15120 E. Hampden Ave in Aurora, CO 80014 at 6:15pm on Monday, October 1st Topic– Political Campaigns: Good, Bad and Ugly Have a great Dry Dock craft beer and discuss the world of political campaigns. What purpose do they serve?  Do candidates actually represent your
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Behind the Dialogues: Part 4

Posted by Jason Gladfelter, M.A. on May 09, 2012  /   Posted in Pub Dialogues

The Goal The Pub Dialogues series is our vehicle to highlight that open, honest and civil conversations are possible during difficult circumstances.  We hope people will see how disagreeing with someone does not prohibit discussion, conversation and dialogue.   Honest Dialogue is not easy; it takes time, effort and even some pain. However, the benefits are
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Pub Dialogue 1.2 – Green vs. Green

Posted by Jason Gladfelter, M.A. on April 28, 2012  /   Posted in Pub Dialogues

Please join OvalOptions for our 3rd Pub Dialogue on Sunday April 29th from 4 – 7pm at Vine Street Pub & Brewery. This collaboration between OvalOptions and Vine Street Pub & Brewery is intended to bring people out of the online chat rooms and into the Public House to discuss topics of concern. This month’s
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Behind the Dialogues, Part 3

Posted by Jason Gladfelter, M.A. on April 20, 2012  /   Posted in Pub Dialogues

The Pub Throughout the centuries, people have met at the local pub to discuss topics of importance. The founding fathers of the U.S. met in pubs to discuss the fate of the colonies, allegiance with Britain, and the desire for independence.  These pubs usually brewed their own beer, as did the founding fathers. During Prohibition,
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Behind the Dialogues…

Posted by Jason Gladfelter, M.A. on April 10, 2012  /   Posted in Pub Dialogues

Part 2: Peace Peace: Two definitions seem worlds apart: the normal, nonwarring condition of a nation, group of nations, or the world. (dictionary.com) harmony in personal relations (Merriam-Webster Dictionary)

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