narrative mediation
A long time ago, far, far away - a phrase for opening oral narratives, story or fairytale on a vintage blackboard, copy space below

narrative mediation

For the past 18 months or so, I have been studying and trying to implement in my mediation practice, techniques from a “discipline” called Narrative Mediation. Narrative Mediation is not…

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how to win every mediation
Win-win partnership strategy concept. Businessman draw win-win scheme with handshake partnership agreement.

how to win every mediation

Any article on winning must start by defining the term. Unlike most of what we do as litigators, mediation never results in an absolute “win.” Some settlements feel more like…

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The Mediator’s Role In Positional Bargaining, Part 1
American football strategy, coaching, training. Game strategy. Scheme of the game on a sheet of paper

The Mediator’s Role In Positional Bargaining, Part 1

In spite of an acknowledged preference for interest-based "principled" negotiation, I acknowledged in my previous post that every civil mediation eventually becomes a positional battle.  This is largely because virtually…

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