Why Mediators should not give advice!!

This is a great article on why mediators should not give parties advice.  I agree fully with this article and all of the reasons.  Mediation is not a place for people to be told what someone else thinks they should do, it is a place they should be supported to figure out for themselves what…

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The Power of Words

So much of the work I do has to do with the words we use and how we use them. This is a great video that reminds us of the power of words and the way they can be changed to have more impact. Click here to watch

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Blip….

This blog post is dedicated to my current basic mediation class.  I have realized over the past few weeks why I like to teach…it keeps me fresh and gives me the opportunity to remember why I love this work so much. This morning I was listening to a story on “This American Life” on NPR.  Here…

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7 Books for Mediators

Tammy Lenski’s list of 7 books for Mediators.  I have read Predictably Irrational and Switch and liked them both.  I appreciate her book list has several books focused on the business side of mediation, it has to be a focus for a successful business! Link to book list To Buy the books visit my Amazon…

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