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Ep 23: Stephen Ruttle – The art of difficult conversations – making peace with God, nature, each other and ourselves

June 21, 2022 A Rocha Season 1 Episode 23
Ep 23: Stephen Ruttle – The art of difficult conversations – making peace with God, nature, each other and ourselves
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Ep 23: Stephen Ruttle – The art of difficult conversations – making peace with God, nature, each other and ourselves
Jun 21, 2022 Season 1 Episode 23
A Rocha

Is peace just the absence of conflict, or is it something more?

In this episode, Stephen Ruttle QC talks to Peter and guest host Rachel about peace making and the art of having difficult conversations. As a professional mediator, Stephen has extensive experience in resolving conflict, helping sparring groups and individuals turn towards each other in search of peace. 

Stephen was a practicing barrister, and latterly QC, from 1978 until 2002. Since then, he has worked full time as a Commercial Mediator. In the last 20 years, he has mediated over 1,500 cases of nearly every legal type, from both public and private sectors. As well as mediating in a commercial setting, he has also supported reconciliation efforts in other areas as well, such as in churches or for nature conservation.

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Is peace just the absence of conflict, or is it something more?

In this episode, Stephen Ruttle QC talks to Peter and guest host Rachel about peace making and the art of having difficult conversations. As a professional mediator, Stephen has extensive experience in resolving conflict, helping sparring groups and individuals turn towards each other in search of peace. 

Stephen was a practicing barrister, and latterly QC, from 1978 until 2002. Since then, he has worked full time as a Commercial Mediator. In the last 20 years, he has mediated over 1,500 cases of nearly every legal type, from both public and private sectors. As well as mediating in a commercial setting, he has also supported reconciliation efforts in other areas as well, such as in churches or for nature conservation.