FEATURE3 April 2019

Simon Horton in seven

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In the latest of our In Seven series, hostage negotiation trainer Simon Horton shares his advice for keeping calm when the stakes are high, tells us why more collaboration is needed in politics and highlights why empathy is so important when it comes to negotiating. 

1 .The western political climate has become more divided, with participants increasingly unwilling to engage in constructive debate. What’s your advice for those setting the agenda?

Sadly, I think it is the politicians who are leading this polarisation because ...