About Margaret Anderson

Margaret E. Anderson

Trainer, author and consultant Margaret Anderson brings to the table decades of actual use of the interactional skills she teaches, as well as many years of training groups and individuals in consensus building and related communication skills.

A Harvard-trained negotiator (trained under Drs. Roger Fisher and William Ury), Margaret is also trained in general, family and church mediation. From 2002–2014, she regularly designed and taught her own curricula for Rice University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies. She has also lectured for the University of Houston and for Texas State University. Prior to launching her training and consulting business, she gained experience in international and domestic business and was instrumental in resolving a number of serious disputes.

“Margaret knows her business very well.  She is an excellent instructor and I don’t want this class to end.” – Anonymous Student Evaluation

Margaret’s clients include both for-profit and non-profit organizations, professional groups, and individual leaders and professionals. She is author of Bridges to Consensus, Love on the Rocks with a Twist–Delightful Fiction with Lessons on Dealing with Others, and of a blog, incorporated into this website and devoted to consensus building, persuasion, and related communication skills.