Many lawyers are frustrated with their actual clients at times and are tempted to tell them the same thing – and sometimes do.
Michael A. Guidry is the founder of Guidry Group, a security services company, dealing in kidnapping and ransom.
One great benefit of evaluating eight programs with different approaches to resolving the same cases is that it allowed me to uncover program design factors and other variables that promote program success.
Having taught mediation skills for over twenty-five years and, more recently, having developed an online mediation training curriculum, it’s only natural that I stand as a zealous proponent of mediation training.
Chaos? A mediation out of control? A weak mediator? I don’t think so.
Had we known about the other person’s perspective and experience about us things may not have gone on so far and become as difficult.
It often seems that we carry a heaviness in ourselves – our hearts, our heads, our whole beings – when we are in conflict with another person.
The Einstellung Effect is a cognitive trap that prevents us from seeing better or simpler solutions to problems we’re trying to solve. Here’s how to recognize it and reduce its effect.
How can well run meetings reduce conflict and promote harmony at work?
Privacy is an important element of mediation--this article helps to define it.
In his thought-provoking new book, Politics, Dialogue and the Evolution of Democracy the legendary Ken Cloke reflects on an exchange between two distinguished American authors, Lawrence Susskind and Bernie Mayer, reflected upon here.
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Over the years, many people have told me that they sometimes use the “carrot and stick” approach as a negotiation tactic.
You hope to never negotiate or engage a subject with anti-social personality disorder but if you do, you better know about their common traits and symptoms.
I’d wager we’ve all had a friend or family member share one of their new creations with us (maybe a poem, or an article, or a intending-to-be-funny youtube video) and ask, excitedly, “What do you think?”
I thought that teaching the Kavanaugh hearings in a careful and respectful manner a few weeks ago would be the biggest teaching challenge of the semester. I was wrong.
The power of trying often gets a bad rap in today’s culture.
I travel all the time for my job--and part of the traveling experience is vulnerability.
The post is about TWO points which may go against the Mediation Process in India: (i) A constant persuasion of Mediator on either parties would have opposite effect.
All mediators understand that we’re supposed to be impartial. Our ideas about what that means fall on a continuum.
Gravity problems make conflict resolution more difficult because they sidetrack us from actionable problems.
Collaborative. In the business world, in medicine, high technology, healthcare, engineering, education, aeronautics, manufacturing, public service, first responders, military defense, invention – in just about every field of endeavor, we see this word popping up over and over again.
I want to say a word about neutrality, which is a very important concept in mediation.