PON Live! Book Talk: Possible: How We Survive (and Thrive) in an Age of Conflict

Event Date: Tuesday January 23, 2024
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School is pleased to present:

PON Live! Book Talk

Possible: How We Survive (and Thrive) in an Age of Conflict


William Ury
Co-founder, Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School
Distinguished Fellow, Harvard Negotiation Project, Harvard University
Founder, Abraham Path Initiative
Co-founder, Climate Parliament

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Free and open to the public

About the book

How can we survive—and even thrive—in this age of conflict?

Negotiation expert William Ury, coauthor of the best-selling Getting to YES, introduces a transformative mindset in his upcoming book, Possible: How We Survive (and Thrive) in an Age of Conflict (to be published by Harper Business on February 20, 2024).

Drawing on 45 years of experience, Ury presents an actionable framework, a “Path to Possible”, for navigating conflicts of any scale—from boardroom battles to large-scale international conflict —by sharing a range of personal stories intermixed with practical takeaways.

Whether you’re facing a family feud, a workplace dispute, or a political crisis, Possible will help you turn any challenge into an opportunity.

Equal parts memoir, manual, and manifesto, Possible empowers us all to be “Possibilists”: those who believe in the human potential to transform today’s toughest conflicts creatively and constructively.

About the Speaker

William Ury, cofounder of Harvard’s Program on Negotiation, is one of the world’s best-known experts on negotiation and collaborative problem-solving. He has served for more than four and a half decades as a negotiation adviser and mediator in conflicts from labor disputes to boardroom battles to partisan political conflicts and wars in the Middle East, Ukraine, and around the world. He is the author of many award-winning books include Getting Past No, The Power of a Positive No and Getting to Yes with Yourself. His latest book Possible is the subject of this book talk.


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