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Resolving Conflict Through Restorative Justice with Dr. Lloyd Kilmer

Conflict resolution is crucial for both schools and businesses, impacting productivity and morale.


In this episode, Dr. Lloyd Kilmer, COO and founder of Performance Learning, shares insights from his decades-long career in education, highlighting the importance of addressing unresolved conflicts in schools and businesses. He discusses how restorative justice, rooted in indigenous traditions, offers a more holistic approach to resolving conflicts compared to traditional punitive measures. In this interview, Dr. Kilmer explores the practical applications of restorative practices in educational and corporate settings, underlining the necessity of continuous employee training for effective implementation and offering numerous examples, such as the use of restorative circles to address conflicts and promote well-being. Finally, he encourages listeners to explore restorative justice further, whether through visiting restorative hubs, seeking training opportunities, or connecting with organizations in the field. 


Tune in and learn how restorative justice can revolutionize conflict resolution in your life and business!


About Dr. Lloyd Kilmer:

Dr. Kilmer has over four decades of experience in K-12 and higher education in four states. He holds degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Kansas. He has served as a teacher, high school administrator, professor of educational administration, academic department chairperson, and assistant Dean of the College. “Intrepreneurship” was a key part of his leadership style; he created and implemented many innovative programs and approaches to delivering education and student services. In his “encore career,” he and his partner, Dr. Georgie Koenig, created a company that serves the needs of struggling students academically and socially. In addition, the firm provides organizational and school improvement training and coaching. Both of the founders are University of Iowa, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center-Venture School graduates.


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Key Take-Aways

  • Why restorative justice, rooted in indigenous traditions, offers a more holistic approach to resolving conflicts compared to traditional punitive measures.

  • What the four parts of the restorative process are.

  • Why conflict resolution is crucial for both schools and businesses, impacting productivity and morale.

  • How restorative practices can be applied to various contexts, including education, law enforcement, and corporate settings.

  • How exploring restorative justice can lead to transformative changes in organizational dynamics and employee well-being.



Resources

  • Connect with and follow Dr. Lloyd Kilmer on LinkedIn.

  • Visit Performance Learning’s website!


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CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke


Coaches, Business Consultants, Speakers and Authors of The Beauty of Conflict

CrisMarie and Susan work with leaders and teams, couples in business, and professional women.

They help dysfunctional turnaround teams into high-performing, cohesive teams who trust each other, deal with differences directly, and have clarity and alignment on their business strategy, so they create great results.


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