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Because I Said So!

As a parent of three in 2015, I constantly struggle: do I go “old school” on my kids and assert my…See More
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What's Happening in Conflict Resolution [07.01.15]]

What's Happening in Conflict Resolution" is a weekly round up of the all the ADR news, jobs, events…See More
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A Moment of Patience

Some of my favorite posts springs from the ideas of others. This week’s thoughts are brought to you…See More
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What's Happening in Conflict Resolution" is a weekly round up of the all the ADR news, jobs, events and more. Check it out each week and view past versions [HERE].

Negotiate in real life like Taylor Swift did with Apple

Last week, Taylor Swift wrote an open letter to Apple and CEO Tim Cook in which she complained about the company's decision not to pay artists during the three month free-trial period of Apple Music. By also threatening to withhold from them her hot new "1989" album, the new reigning Queen of Pop also gave a crash course in Negotiation 101.

Many of us could use some help in that department. A new survey from staffing firm Robert Half revealed that although 89 percent of workers believe they deserve a raise, only 54 percent plan on asking their employer for one this year. In fact, the survey showed, many workers would rather clean the house, look for a new job or even get a root canal than ask for a bump in pay.

So, what can us mere mortals take away from her tactics?

Read more [HERE]. 

A guide to asking the right questions during a negotiation

Pynchon said there are three clear stages to the negotiation process: Doing your prep work, positioning yourself mid-conversation for optimal benefit, and diffusing potential conflict as you negotiate for what you deserve.

Here are the questions you should be asking at each stage — and why they matter:...

Read more from BizJournals.com [HERE]. 

Patricia M Porter- What constitutes a ‘good death’? How and where are people dying? Are the needs of the dying being met? How can we advocate for a “good death”? Considering we are all going to die and lose loved ones at some point in time in our journey through life, these are all important questions to explore. Recently there has been an increased emphasis on the importance of addressing healthcare disparities in end of life care. This increased emphasis is mostly as a result of a bountiful of research on how dying patients are invisible in many acute healthcare settings in the United States and are victims of healthcare disparities. That is, certain groups receive lower quality of care than others. Worse than being a dying patient, is being a dying patient who is perceived by medical personnel as belonging to a different race, culture or ethnicity. These biases that lead to disparate treatment are often present at a subconscious level. Jacqueline will share her latest on-going research on ways to address end of life healthcare disparities through conflict engagement processes such as World Café Dialogues, some of the challenges, and what can you do to improve your and your loved ones quality of end of life care.

More [HERE]. 

The Art And Science Of A Successful Negotiation

Neil Patel- I won’t lie. I was nervous when I walked into the conference room.

I was facing some very powerful people. There was a lot of money at stake. The conversation we were about to have was going to climax in millions of dollars being signed over.

Or not. It all depended on how I performed. I breathed a calming breath, took my seat in the plush leather chair, and the game began.

Some people love negotiation Some people loathe it. Some people simply do it. But few people have a clearly defined strategy when they walk into a negotiation. They are simply there to show up, get it over with, and hopefully win the deal.

That’s not the way to successfully negotiate.

If you want to gain the upper hand at negotiation, there is an art and science.

1. Look like a million bucks.

Read more from Forbes.com [here]. 

FMCS Mediators Assist Energy Department and Industry Groups Establish Groundbreaking Energy Savings Standards

WASHINGTONJune 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In what has been hailed as the biggest energy-saving standards rulemaking in Department of Energy history, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) assisted industry, government and advocacy groups to achieve major new consensus energy standards for commercial heating and air conditioning equipment.  These standards could save nearly 15 quadrillion BTUs (quads) of energy over 30 years and reduce energy consumption and costs by billions of dollars over the lifespan of the equipment. 

Read more [HERE]. 

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WHY CONFLICT RESOLUTION IS A FIELD IN CRISIS: Conflict resolution is a field in a perpetual state of crisis, which is why it's never been a better time to be a mediator - watch this interview

Started by Jill M. Zuerlein in General News & Articles on Thursday. 0 Replies

There is a crisis in the field of mediation and has been for some time, so what's new! Dr Bernie Mayer has a very interesting take on it. It's easy for us as a field to locate our frustration and blame 'the market' for the slow mainstream adoption…Continue

Tags: #conflictresolution, #crisis, #mediator, #adr, #wernerinstitute

Negotiate in real life like Taylor Swift did with Apple

Started by ADRhub.com- Werner Institute in General News & Articles on Thursday. 0 Replies

Last week, Taylor Swift wrote an open letter to Apple and CEO Tim Cook in which she complained about the company's decision not to pay artists during the three month free-trial period of Apple Music. By also threatening to withhold from them her hot…Continue

FMCS Mediators Assist Energy Department and Industry Groups Establish Groundbreaking Energy Savings Standards

Started by ADRhub.com- Werner Institute in General News & Articles on Thursday. 0 Replies

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In what has been hailed as the biggest energy-saving standards rulemaking in Department of Energy…Continue

Are the needs of the dying being met? Find out Tues 06/30 at 7PM CST w/ Dr. Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán

Started by Jill M. Zuerlein in General News & Articles Jun 29. 0 Replies

Texas Conflict Coach Blog Radio Listen LIVE on June 30th at 7:00pm CST at Blog Talk Radio: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/texas-conflict-coachWhat…Continue

How to Negotiate Like A Pro

Started by ADRhub.com- Werner Institute in General News & Articles Jun 23. 0 Replies

From MensFitness.com- Have your eye on that ’96 Skylark, but want to spend only X number of dollars on it? Making just a slight adjustment in the…Continue

Four Ways To Win Any Negotiation

Started by ADRhub.com- Werner Institute in General News & Articles Jun 23. 0 Replies

Larry Myler- Many people, when negotiating, think they have to “beat their opponent” in…Continue

Small talk before negotiation yields benefits

Started by ADRhub.com- Werner Institute in General News & Articles Jun 23. 0 Replies

WASHINGTON: Having a little chat before negotiation can help men seal big deals. Small talk can build social capital for men and increases their likelihood of beneficial gains from negotiation, says new research.“We saw a…Continue

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