What our clients are saying about us
(Executive Director, Safe Harbour Society)
"Conflict Resolution and mediation are crucial skills for us to try and master at Safe Harbour. We were very grateful for the outstanding training that Alasdair presented to us. He was very flexible to our learning needs and provided comic relief and great example stories throughout the training! Glad to have him "harboured" and look forward to working more with him for any future needs."
(Communications, Town of Ponoka)
"Alasdair MacKinnon provided a two-day training session for staff and management of the Town of Ponoka on the Art of Skilled Facilitation and Collaboration. It was a good investment of time to provide everyone with solid information. Alasdair is a very knowledgeable and he brings both humour and empathy to the sessions. It is apparent that he has a wealth of experience to share and we all felt we benefitted from this training. Thank you Alasdair!"
(B.A., M.A.Psychology Pyschologist, Surrey School District)
"I know Alasdair from my work with the Red Deer Public School Board District. Alasdair has a great deal of training and broad life experience skills that he brings to the field of conflict resolution. He has the ability to identify the issues that need to be addressed by the parties. Alasdair is able to assist people in moving away from their positional posturing towards exploring their interests and seeking the common ground necessary for emerging solutions."
(B.A, L.L.B. Legal Counsel, Energy Resources Conservation Board)
"As a former legal counsel with the Natural Resources Conservation Board (NRCB), I had the opportunity to work with Alasdair MacKinnon in his capacity as an Inspector with the NRCB. I found Alasdair to possess a high degree of communication and interpersonal skills. Alasdair utilizes his formal training and his personal experiences to mediate effectively with various stakeholders. He has the ability to separate the personalities from the issues and focus on resolution of the issues for mutual gain."
Gary Geis, Executive Director
(Red Deer Construction Association)
"We have had the pleasure to have Alasdair present to our membership on conflict management.Alasdair’s experience, knowledge and passion about the topic is very prevalent in his presentation with real world workplace examples.The feedback from our audience was overwhelming and we are bringing back Alasdair for future presentations.I would not hesitate to refer or recommend Alasdair’s services to anyone."