your guide to negotiating wins and resolving conflict
person to person • business to business • culture to culture
Deborah M. Osborne
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Expert
Athena Agreements’ founder Deborah M. Osborne is a certified negotiation and conflict resolution expert with 20+ years of experience and over 500 cases under her belt. She pioneered the adoption of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) for business, development, organizational, land use, and environmental conflicts in governmental, intercultural, regulatory, and legal contexts.
Transform conflict into opportunity. Unlock stalemate.
Person to Person Negotiation and Your Business
Deborah M. Osborne, company founder explains how we do better together in the book’s Eight Step Framework. She has your back to move you forward so you evolve in your business and partnerships.
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Monday Morning Quarterbacking COP27 Negotiations
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I’m pleased to share a recent win for my company Athena Agreements: a successful training series with the federal government. Last summer my woman-owned small
Meditations on How to Resolve the Russia/Ukraine Conflict
I am intrigued by our human capacity to solve world problems if we connect with other people at a deep level. Often, that’s the secret