The U.K.’s decision to leave the EU and the voting in of the protectionist Donald Trump to the US presidency has drawn both the UK and the USA into the Nash Trap.
U.S. mathematician John Nash (the movie ‘A Beautiful Mind’) postulated that Adam Smith’s declaration that ‘In competition, individual ambition serves the common good' (the leave approach and Trump’s ‘America First’ proposition) was incomplete.
Instead Nash postulated that the best result is for everyone in the…Continue
“Shifting the Focus from Mediating the Problem to Mediating the Moment.”
Join 20 experienced mediators from Australasia, Europe and the Americas in Italy this June.
Neutrality is physically impossible to attain as a personal attribute for a mediator.
The same applies to the concepts of ‘just outcomes’ and ‘balanced power’. They are all theoretical constructs which do not exist outside of theory.
There is nothing theorists can point to that would indicate to a mediator when these states have been physically achieved. They are subjective concepts subject to infinite…Continue
We will be running a 5 day Residential Intensive for Mediators In Tuscany Italy from April 23 - 28th 2012 at the Fattoria L'Ottavo Lucolena/Greve in Chianti
Lead Trainers will be -Greg Rooney (Australia) – Margaret Ross (Australia) – Barbara Wilson (United Kingdom)
We will examine shifting the focus from mediating the problem to mediating the moment. The focus will be on the mediator rather than the parties.