“Once a wound has healed, it cannot bleed again.”
A common question at my initial free consultation with clients is, “Will I need to have a lawyer?” or, “Am I going to have to hire a lawyer?”
One beautiful morning my toddler was playing in his Cozy Coupe toy car when it was time for me to take him to playgroup.
(7/23/21)Dusty and Vicky Rhoades, Dan Simon
Constructive dialogue is essential in our world today, and indeed, transformative. It has the ability to open our eyes to the pain of others as well as our own.
The UK Civil Justice Council recently issued a report determining that parties to a civil dispute can legally be compelled to participate in an ADR process (e.g., mandatory mediation) and that doing so could also be desirable under certain circumstances.
The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law adopted a simplified insolvency regime that recommends mediation to resolve disputes between financial sector creditors and small debtors during its 54th Session.
Conflict Coaching, Conflict Consulting, Counseling or Mediation, what is the difference?
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed numerous areas of our lives, including education.
When you’re arguing, the worst thing that you can do is expect one person to come out of the argument victorious.
In the middle of the desert and savannahs, and in big and small cities – far from home – it feels we are defined only by our presence in the moment.
Why do mediators request briefs from the parties? No- it is not just to learn about the case.
This article examines this author's perspective on immigration from a conflict resolution perspective.
A light-hearted comparison of mediators and cats.
There are multiple instances where there is conflict without resolution. However, we can see examples in the gang truce where resolution has been possible.
When you encourage and compliment your clients, you will discover the power of your words in the mediation process.
(7/12/21)Ronald S. Kraybill
Like it or not, there’s no going back to the old ways of leading and managing. We must expand the skill set of leaders at all levels.
BrewDog is the latest ‘name’ brand to hit national news headlines for the worst of reasons: former staff coming together to ‘expose’ what they claim is a toxic culture of fear, bullying, and lies.
Let’s reflect on our experiences, the mistakes we made, the lessons we learned and the conflicts we resolved.
A successful leader will be able to strategically provide information to staff to help them fill in the blanks about changes occurring in the business world.
Above all, remember that co-parenting is about your kids.
As far as I can tell, much of the research on how neural functions affect mediation has been done in the last 20 years.
As the fence grows larger, traditional mediation is further diminished by all the versions in the current culture.
(7/08/21)Julian Granka Ferguson
In a democracy, there exists a presumption of freedom to operate within the context of the law.
Mediation in the field of business and human rights to help resolve a conflict between stakeholders/workers upstream a global supply chain and corporate actors in South East Asia with the full participation of civil society (NGOs national and international).
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One thing that all humans can agree upon is that we make assumptions. Whether we like it or not it is part of our nature.