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.
Emotional due process. What is that, exactly?
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.
Gravity problems make conflict resolution more difficult because they sidetrack us from actionable problems.
You can choose whether to continue with an addictive relationship.
Follow, if you will, the mediation of a sexual harassment claim to learn the basic principles of mediation.
Attending a mediation requires making difficult decisions.
I write this just days after the death of the infamous Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.
One of the tools I use frequently with conflict coaching clients, as well as for myself, is affirmations.
This historic Chinese summit discussed discussed implications of the Belt/Road Initiative, announced five years ago.
Do you know people who get upset and insulted easily?
Most people don’t want to be wrangled into doing something you want but they don’t. Here are three ways to turn them into your problem-solving partners and dissolve resistance.
When I ask clients why they let a problem go on for so long before addressing it, a common reply is, “I was afraid I’d create more conflict by raising it.”
No doubt, at some point in your life, you have wanted to take revenge against someone who “did you wrong”.
In training with the Thomas Kilmann or my Style Matters conflict style inventories, you have an option to use either a paper or online version. I used to be ambivalent about this choice, but no more.
It is common to attribute the term ‘values conflict’ as the reason for dissension between us and another person and we may say such conflicts are not resolvable.
Everyone’s talking polarization these days.
Everywhere I’ve lived and worked, I’ve met people who feel a deep inner echo to the idea of making peace.
This article discusses 12 tips for hiring the right mediator for the right situation.
When a difficult conversation rattles you, using a centering question can help you get your balance back.
Ok, we’ve got a problem: Britain has announced a new Minister of Loneliness.
Someone once said to me that while to a butcher a pair of lamb chops is just another set of lamb chops, to a person who has not eaten in a long while, it will be the best meal ever. In sum, it is all a matter of perspective.