Category Archives: Houston Mediation and Arbitration

A Retainer That Makes Sense

Benefits of a Professional Conflict Resolution Services:  Dozens of different conflicts confront people in a corporate setting every day. It’s a fact of life, and with millions of people are in the workforce today, it’s not going to get any easier. Some companies have such strife among the workers that the work environment becomes hostile, and getting things done is […]

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Finding the “SD” in Mediation

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“People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do”. (Isaac Asimov) Mediators who do not allow the principle of self-determination to guide the mediation’s outcome will risk seeing that mediation fail. Mr. Mark Baer, a mediator who writes interesting articles, posted a recent study about mediation and shared it with us on his […]

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Mediation is not Surrender

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I recently read an interesting article in one of the mediation blogs I follow. In that article was a phrase that caught my attention, which reads, in part, “when parties agree to mediate, the search for solutions is not a sign of weakness”. This phrase brought home in a simple way the challenge all mediators face. Once you have done this […]

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