Category Archives: Understanding

When would Mediation with my business partner or my staff help my business?

  It is interesting when you consider how many situations occur in business that results in arguments, dissension and conflict.  While conflict can be a positive in many cases, for the most part it creates a drain on the time and effectiveness of you … Continue reading

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When Mediation Works

Mediation is simply negotiations, which are an attempt to keep a matter out of court. It is a form of dispute resolution that one can negotiate part of a settlement. The entire process from start to finish is confidential. Mediation … Continue reading

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Are you always right?

When emotions are running high it is easy to discount the value of the opinions of others.  This quote by Winston Churchill “The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.” is a great reminder that … Continue reading

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Was Your Board Meeting a Disaster?

Everyone who has ever served on a board can relate to this question.  Unproductive, one person dominated, a key person was not at the meeting, we never got to the most important part of the agenda, sound familiar?  Navigating through important … Continue reading

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The key to resolving conflict is “suspension of one’s own point of view as the only point of view.” David Bohm

Suspending one’s point of view can be difficult. After all you have researched the question, you have the experience, and you know the right way to go about making a decision. And is that always the case? I’m sure you … Continue reading

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