Whether you are divorced or considering divorce, you’ve probably heard the dreaded catch phrase “high conflict parents”.
A number of recent mediations have reaffirmed some essentials which I share here in the hope that they might be helpful to others.
“I only want what is equitable. That is my operating principle.”
Preventing conflict is better than a cure!
‘Child Custody’ is becoming an outdated concept.
A pause at the right moment can be a very powerful tool.
NAFCM announces new funding agreement with JAMS.
Sometimes when we’re faced with a difficult conversation we over-think it and try to anticipate every single objection that can be raised, or every difficult response we have to make, or every completely unanticipated tangent that “complexifies” the whole conversation.
I wish to add to Michael Leathes’ recent post on his suggestion that more field-based research be done into the mediation product and Rick Weiler’s follow-up.
It is fascinating to trace how management has been resolving conflicts arising in production over the past 100 years, how production management developed.
In many ways, what coaches and lawyers do in the work place is very similar, just from a different point of view.
While most of us forge friendships with like-minded people who affirm our strongly held beliefs, we don’t choose our colleagues.
Sometime potential individual clients or institutions and organizations who want to hire me are looking for a quick fix for their longstanding conflict management problems.
Even though mediators work very closely with people when we mediate, typically no one else in the room shares our mediator perspective.
You’re getting married soon and you’re excited about it. But wait!
Just like with child custody, determining who will take care of the pets after a divorce can be a difficult topic.
The two groups were equally divided and the Superior Court was wise’in sending this to Mediation.
The second half of 2018 has seen a marked increase in conferences including, if not focused solely on, developments in Online Dispute Resolution and online mediation.
A lack of attention to investigating an accusation of assault has cost King’s College NHS Foundation Trust a reported £1 million payout.
Every year as Winter Holidays approach, a flurry of articles and blog posts show up with tips and tricks for making the most out of this stressful season. All the information can feel a bit overwhelming, so we thought we’d put together some of our favourite advice. Here are 24 tips for the holidays.
Since the 1300s the adjective heavy – referring to the heart – has been used in the sense of “weighed down with grief or sadness”.
I finally found the right phrase to describe what city planning is, and what city planners do. Planners provide ideas, analyses and organized settings in which governance (i.e. collaborative problem-solving) can take place.
Thanksgiving was a few days ago, and I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Happy Turkey Day!
Privacy is an important element of mediation--this article helps to define it.