Added by Raphael Lapin on April 30, 2015 at 1:21pm — No Comments
My husband and I have made a lot of mistakes in our parenting career, but we’ve been pretty consistent about one rule: No fighting in front of the kids.
So, I couldn’t be more surprised to read the latest research which turns the traditional wisdom on its head.
Turns out, fighting in front of your kids isn’t bad at all. In fact, it’s a GOOD idea to fight in front of them. BUT (and this is a big one), only if you also resolve your conflict in front of…Continue
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Added by ADRhub.com - Creighton NCR on April 29, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
In a globally converging business environment, it is common to find multi-cultural and multi-generational talent pool. Managers may face challenges to effectively manage this diversity. Join us as our guest, Prabu Naidu will share his experience in…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on April 28, 2015 at 10:18pm — No Comments
The Texas Conflict Coach® Blog Talk Radio program announces our Workplace Series.
The following episodes will air every Tuesday from 5:00-5:30 pm PST/7:00-7:30 pm CST/ 8:00-8:30 pm EST.
Added by Patricia M Porter on April 28, 2015 at 11:15am — No Comments
So, you’ve figured out that being together isn’t in your future anymore and it’s time to undo your relationship. That can be complicated.
Your first phone might be to a lawyer and that could be the best way to proceed.
However, if you think it’s at all possible to be cooperative rather than competitive, consider picking up a couple of books about divorce mediation.
Mediating Divorce: A Client’s…Continue
Added by The Olive Branch Blog on April 27, 2015 at 10:47am — No Comments
[John Lande has written up a great piece at Indisputably.org, describing our session at the ABA's Dispute Resolution conference in Seattle last week. Rattling some ADR cages! Enjoy - Noam]
Everything I Know About Dispute Resolution Is Wrong – Especially What You Say About It
I think that it is accurate to say that at the ABA DR Section Conference we had a lively session entitled, …Continue
Added by Noam Ebner on April 26, 2015 at 2:50pm — No Comments
I just finished a fascinating book called “Nurtureshock,” by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman, and it really opened my eyes about how children interpret all of these things we parents do/say/model. One of the most interesting chapters had to do with conflict (so you know my eyes perked right up!)
Turns out, our preconceived notion that fighting with your child is bad for your relationship is totally wrong. In fact, according to the authors, the opposite is…Continue
Added by The Olive Branch Blog on April 23, 2015 at 11:03am — No Comments
Amid accelerating change and globalization, companies are faced with the difficult challenge of thinking globally while acting locally. Companies are in dire need of leaders who possess an exceptional ability to accelerate business in complex and multicultural environments. However, working in a multicultural environment is complex and causes many…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on April 21, 2015 at 10:04pm — No Comments
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].…
Added by ADRhub.com - Creighton NCR on April 20, 2015 at 5:48pm — No Comments
‘Labeling’ is a tool that we humans use to grapple with the complexities of life and the environments we are subject to.
In a lot of ways, it’s a good thing – it’s a cognitive ability that helps us to survive by understanding our world and quickly making sense of what’s coming our way. Is this situation friendly or harmful?Continue
Added by The Olive Branch Blog on April 20, 2015 at 10:44am — No Comments
Added by Jillian Post on April 16, 2015 at 1:27pm — No Comments
One thing that seems universal is how unpredictable life can be. One minute, the path forward seems clear. The next, you find yourself navigating an unexpected detour.
That’s where the idea of “margins” can be helpful. If your margin of error is wide enough, you can account for life’s unexpected detours and have enough room to “correct” your course. If your margin of error is narrow, the smallest unexpected turn of events can throw everything off course.…Continue
Added by The Olive Branch Blog on April 16, 2015 at 10:31am — No Comments
Andrew Lock, being the only Australian to summit all 14 of the world’s 8000 meter peaks has met with many challenges. Tragedy, exhaustions, sacrifices and his own near death experiences are all part of his “Mountaintop Adventure”. Teamwork and leadership take on a new meaning…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on April 14, 2015 at 2:13pm — No Comments
… and your little dog too.
What a classic line from a wonderful movie. It scares me a little, every time I hear it. Doesn’t it just ooze with hatred and revenge?
What got me to thinking about all of this?
Well, last Friday was the first in a series of deadlines at the Nevada Legislature – a very important day when most bills move forward and some die.
I was in the building late in the afternoon and walked passed several conversations in the halls. Some…Continue
Added by The Olive Branch Blog on April 13, 2015 at 11:39am — No Comments
The California Association of Realtors a trade organization for the California Industry and has taken a giant leap forward in ADR Alternative Dispute Resolution for real estate disputes between buyers and sellers in California.
The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Real Estate Mediation Center for Consumers provides home buyers and sellers, as well…Continue
Added by Jim W Hildreth on April 10, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
The issue before the court was a small claims matter, involving a vehicle defect.
The plaintiff sought out $8,200 in damages and in California the limit in small claims is $10,000
The case was sent to mediation.
The plaintiff outlined his claim.
The defendant said, "You don't understand your not going to get $1.00 dollar.
The plaintiff once again calmly requested the damages.
Once again the defendant stated "You don't seem to understand, you are not…Continue
Added by Jim W Hildreth on April 9, 2015 at 12:06pm — No Comments
We live in a pretty black-and-white world sometimes, and I’m always struggling to teach my clients how to live in the “grey” area. But, when it comes to problems, I will often use black-and-white thinking to help my clients come up with solutions.That’s where “unsolvable” vs. “solvable” thinking comes in handy. And, it’s a handy tool to use when talking about conflict resolution, too.…Continue
Disputes come in all shapes and sizes in California. The landlord tenant dispute over a security deposit, the disagreement over a verbal agreement over the sale of an auto and what was considered "AS IS"
In California disputes up to $10,000 can go before the small claims court of each county.
Its a simple process, no attorneys are…Continue
Added by Jim W Hildreth on April 8, 2015 at 12:55pm — No Comments
ACUS, the independent agency that promotes improvements in the efficiency, adequacy, and fairness of federal procedures, is seeking a consultant or consultants to undertake a research project that will study procedures and best…Continue
Added by Tom A. Kosakowski on April 8, 2015 at 10:53am — No Comments