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About Lynne Maureen Hurdle
Lynne Maureen Hurdle, M.Ed. brings over thirty five years of experience to her work as a Conflict Resolution Strategist, Speaker, Facilitator, Leadership Coach, and Author of the Amazon #1 Bestseller, “Closing Conflict For Leaders: How to Be A Bold Leader and Develop A Kick-Ass, High-Functioning, Happy AF Team.”
She is the creator of “The Soul of Conflict Tele-Summits: Healing Old Wounds and Creating Bold Leadership,” featuring interviews with powerful leaders. She is a TEDx speaker, writes regularly for Psychology Today, and has contributed her expertise to Court TV and Redbook magazine. As a lifelong Bronx resident and the mother of two sons, she uses her conflict resolution skills constantly while always finding reasons to laugh about life. Her ability to find the humor in conflict earned her a spot as a finalist for Nick at Nite’s Funniest Mom in America.
Media – How I Show Up In the World
Authority Magazine: How To Grow Your Business or Brand By Writing A Book
An Interview With Theresa Albert
From the time that I was 3 years old, I knew that I wanted to be an entertainer. I loved acting, dancing, singing and creative writing. I knew that when it came time for college, I was going to major in theater. When I was 7, my parents moved my sister and I from a neighborhood that was all African American families to a predominantly White neighborhood. When I was 17, I was coming home from school on a New York City bus…
Conscious Brand Summit: Navigating Difficult Conversations In Challenging Times with Grace
Heal the Healer Show: How to Talk About Racism With Children
Have you had the difficult conversations of racism with your children yet?
Lynne, and her son Justin, have stepped up to assist all of us through this, and the tools they share in their workshops can also be applied in many other areas of your life.
The Bronx Talk: Mental Health Amid the Pandemic and How to Handle Difficult Conversations
Digital Dialogue Series – Women of All Races Panel Discussion
Psychology Today Articles
Confronting the Cultural Gatekeepers
When I Found the Courage to Speak Up About Breaking the “Rules of Culture”
Changing culture is no easy feat. Just mention the word culture and it stirs up images, sounds, smells, emotions and memories. In fact, Gandhi said, “A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.”
The Culture of Spanking
Four Ways to Think Through It
In the middle of a recent exchange with my 15 year old son, I felt the impulse to pop him upside his head just to “stop the nonsense.” That phrase, “stop the nonsense,” is from my childhood among many others that my mom and her crew of mom friends would toss out in the heat of anger and exasperation when we kids were “acting up.”
Don’t Get Stuck With That Pin
Three Things Our White Friends Should Consider About Creating Safety
I posted two articles on my Facebook page this week. I posted them one right after the other. One titled “So You Want to Wear a Safety Pin” and the other titled “Dear White People Your Safety Pins Are Embarrassing.” The first article while not pledging…
Prevention Magazine Article
How to Handle the Biggest Kinds of Family Stress This Holiday Season
These tips will guide you through three tough situations so you can connect with loved ones.
This year has been unusual, to say the least. And since the holidays tend to be a time of heightened emotion—sometimes beautiful, sometimes painful—you may be feeling extra apprehensive about “the most wonderful time of the year.”
While you’ll probably face the same stressors you do every holiday season, there may be new challenges thrown into the mix this year, thanks to COVID-19, social unrest, and a polarizing election. A key point to remember: Having a “normal” holiday may not be the goal to strive for.
How to Have Hard Conversations, Lean Into Conflict & Reframe Criticism
As a leader, how do you commit to having hard, uncomfortable conversations that deepen connection and trust within your company and your home?
Resolving Election Conflict on Civil Discourse
The Conflict Closer, Lynne Maureen Hurdle was interiewed by Jayme of Civil Discourse in a conversation about resolving conflicts caused by the election between family members and loved ones.
Lynne Maureen Hurdle on Dr. Brenda Wade – Modern Love
Listen to me discuss The Weight of Hate and how it affects our body image.
“The Weight of Hate” TEDx Women
My Most Popular Topics
Brand and Corporate Reputation
- Managing online and offline communication that may be causing reputation risk for your company
- Case Study: How companies like Starbucks did things right and did things wrong after a public conflict and what your company needs to do when faced with the same
- 4 Ways that a Company can shut down gossip and drama and shift to more positivity in their organization
- Five Qualities Needed for Your Company to Be One of the Best Places to Work
Leadership and Team-Building
- The Beginning Steps For Creating A Diverse and Inclusive Company Using Conflict as a Catalyst
- How to Develop A Kick-Ass, Highly Productive, Happy AF to Work For You Team
- The Cost of Hidden Conflict in Your Company and Business and How to Get Your Team on Board With Your Vision
- Mastering The Difficult Conversations: How You And Your Team Can Communicate Your Way Through Anything
- 4 Ways to Find Peace and Productivity at Work While There’s Conflict at Home
- 4 Ways to Find Peace and Happiness at Home While There’s Conflict at Work
- How to Communicate With Your Boss, Spouse and Kids More Effectively Every Day
- Mindfulness is The New Conflict Resolution Tool Not Enough People Know About
Raising A Family in Today’s World
- Raising Leaders Not Followers
- How Pop Culture Influences Your Children and 4 Ways You Can Make it Work For You
- Case Studies: Profiling Some of The Most Influential People and Things That Your Children are Watching, and How to Have a Conversation About It
- How to Talk to Your Kids About Social Media and Get Them to Listen