Shining a light on your blind spots can help you with conflict.
In most marriages there is a marital home/the kids' childhood home and it’s often the largest asset--and the largest source of conflict.
Among many challenging occurrences, the deadly coronavirus pandemic, protest-related violence resulting from deplorable civil rights violations, natural disasters, and all-too-regular political shockwaves— ultimately culminating in unprecedented siege and sorrow at the Capitol—definitively made 2020 humanity’s “year of the lemon.”
There’s something about the beginning of a new year that means making big changes.
This article looks at how to prevent violent conflicts, especially while quarantined.
Litigation often is extremely stressful for clients, and the process aggravates feelings of loss and grief, which interfere with their ability to negotiate effectively and reach agreements.
I have had several mediations lately in which the approach of the parties clashed.
Traditional mediation is about needs and the process that meets those needs- dialogue and self-determination.
Mediation is traditionally used as a means of dispute resolution where parties can come together, call a timeout and reach a mutually acceptable solution.
The benefits of having a neutral with life sciences experience to resolve your disputes.
The COVID-19 pandemic and a series of government shutdown orders have negatively impacted many contracts and commercial leases, either preventing or slowing performance and upending the expectations of contracting parties.
In court, a lawyer’s role may be likened that of the client’s champion, and in most cases they represent their clients with great focus and passion.
By the time Lee visited HR to request a mediation, he was frustrated and mad.
Valentine’s Day; the most romantic day of the year. Some love it, some hate it, but you cannot deny that Valentine’s Day is synonymous with love, affection, adoration, chocolates, and flowers.
Electoral democracy has gone through a period of profound conflicts, yet each unique conflict points us toward potential solutions and more collaborative processes.
They say that in real estate the key is “location, location, location.” It could certainly be argued that in mediation the parallel is “Timing, timing, timing.”
Mediator Jim Hildreth shares an amusing account of a recent mediation.
In Stephen Covey's book "First Things First" he talks about looking at a jar as the amount of time and energy you have, and a pile of rocks as your tasks.
The term “happy divorce” seems like an oxymoron, and maybe it is.
The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution opened its 2021 Annual Meeting Wednesday afternoon with remarks from CNN’s chief political correspondent, Dana Bash.
As a current mediator who has for years also been litigation counsel representing clients in mediation, I have noticed that there may sometimes be a disconnect between what mediators and litigators each expect from mediation and from each other.
Those who have been involved in an accident and chose to pursue their options to recovery through the legal system, often end up at mediation.
Fear of rejection can inhibit ones possibilities to reach full potential in life and in the mediation room. Based on an experiment of actively seeking rejection, what can a mediator learn from the connection between conflict and rejection?
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it’s the only means, declared Einstein.
Teaching mediation ethics has its good points and bad points.