April 7, 2020

Rising Above COVID-19

The COVID-19 Crisis is not just a threat to public health, it has toppled economies, taken away basic human rights to freedom and privacy, taken the […]
September 5, 2018

How to Win a Negotiation

It is counter-intuitive in business negotiation that someone would agree to take a loss so you can take a gain. The key to getting your opponent […]
March 22, 2018

The Five Main Causes of Conflict and How Mediation Can Resolve Them

There are five main causes of conflict: information conflicts, values conflicts, interest conflicts, relationship conflicts, and structural conflicts. Information conflicts arise when people have different or […]
March 22, 2018

Four Surprising Strategies to Optimize Business Outcomes

Imagine if every business decision you made was the best one you could possibly make. Profits maximized every single time. Where would that land your company? […]
March 22, 2018

Making Ethical Decisions: Why Businesses Should Avoid Taking Short Cuts

As self-interested, wealth maximizers, the impact of our actions on others is not the first thing that comes to mind when contemplating a decision. And for […]
March 22, 2018

The Three Best Strategies to Prevent Conflict at Your Holiday Gathering

During the holidays most everyone feels over-extended. We are busy working, buying gifts, attending parties, cleaning, cooking, and sprinting to meet deadlines. These pressures, as well […]
March 22, 2018

The Most Important Lesson I Learned as a Litigator

 I practiced civil litigation, representing clients on both sides of the v., for many years. As attorneys our job is to act in the best interest […]