How to Win a Feud


Can't we all just get along? Not always. This week on How to Do It: The Guide to Things You Hope You Never Need to Know, Sarah Treleaven and Josh Bloch explore bitter rivalries and petty resentments as they find out How to Win a Feud.

From one man's battle against his condo board to a bitter feud between neighbouring jewelers we hear about fights big and small. And negotiation expert Misha Glouberman tells us why it's so hard not to make things worse.

Plus, a field trip to a horse farm where we learn how our equine friends really can help us get along.

On this week's episode...

  • Craig Courtice tells us how he became an unlikely hero to his furry neighbours when he battled his condo board on an unfair anti-pet bylaw.
  • Journalist Colin Freeman discusses why medieval blood feuds are still a way of life in modern Albania.
  • Robert Hough describes the bitter feud between two neighbouring cash-for-gold operators in north Toronto.
  • We visit the Healing With Horses farm in Richmond Hill, Ontario to learn how horses can help with conflict resolution.
  • Misha Glouberman shares the wisdom he's gleaned from teaching the negotiation course How to Talk to People About Things.

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