As Managing Director of ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance, Eric provides the overall direction for the development and delivery of ACHIEVE’s workshops and services. He has provided leadership in the field of conflict resolution and mediation since completing a degree in Sociology with a focus on mediation and peacemaking. Eric is currently President of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Manitoba, and has worked as an administrator, board chair, senior mediator, trainer and lead negotiator for other organizations in various parts of Canada. He believes that the best leaders and employees turn their minds first to listening with curiosity. Eric is the author of many of ACHIEVE’s workshops including Management and Supervision, Coaching Strategies for Leaders and Dealing with Difficult People. He is a gifted trainer who makes training material come alive for participants through humour and real world application.