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Douglas Stone

Founder and Managing Partner, Triad Consulting and Lecturer, Harvard Law School

Douglas Stone is a Managing Partner at Triad Consulting Group and a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches negotiation. Through Triad, he consults to a wide range of organizations, including Fidelity, Honda, HP, IBM, Merck, Microsoft, Shell, the Nature Conservancy, and the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center.

Doug has also taught and mediated around the world. He has worked with mediators and journalists in South Africa, Greek and Turkish political and community leaders in Cyprus, doctors and executives at the World Health Organization, and diplomats at the former Organization of African Unity in Ethiopia.

Doug is co-author, along with Bruce Patton and Sheila Heen, of Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most (Penguin, 2000), a New York Times Business Bestseller. His new book is Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well.