No Brainer

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“No Brainer”- something so self-evident that there should be no hesitation involved before adopting it. That’s the phrase used to me by somebody I know who has no background in the law or mediation when I was talking about a … Continued

The Uses of Mediation

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Man has mediated I imagine since the beginning. I guess even Neanderthals tried to find a solution to how they divided up the hunting spoils or who lived in which cave before resorting to combat. The stakes are just too … Continued

Mediation As Manipulation

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There’s a whole different conversation than this one to be had about the care we mediators need to take to avoid any manipulation by ourselves of the process in an attempt to try to achieve an outcome. It could be … Continued

The Many Uses of Mediation

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The idea of mediating when there’s a divorce or separation is now part of the mainstream. As a family mediator you use a mix of hard and soft skills to assist clients to reach their own agreement. The mediator’s role … Continued

Nearly But Not Quite

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If you do crosswords why is it so much more frustrating to be left with one or two uncompleted clues than to have lots of blanks staring back at you? There are some crosswords where it feels as if you … Continued