What about Domestic Relations (Divorce) Mediation?

What is Mediation? According to a Google search, mediation is intervention in a dispute in order to resolve it; arbitration. However, this simple definition often causes confusion. Mediation is NOT arbitration! Arbitration¬†is the private, judicial determination of a dispute, by an independent third party. Think of it as submitting your case, or arguing your case… Read More What about Domestic Relations (Divorce) Mediation?

Similar Negotiation Skills Needed in Business and Family Disputes

Whether you are participating in a business transaction or dispute resolution. If you plan on having a continued relationship with the person on the other side, it is imperative that you understand the principles of negotiation. I deal with small business owners looking to grow their business, or needing to resolve an issue with a… Read More Similar Negotiation Skills Needed in Business and Family Disputes

Favorite Quote: Every Business is a Family Business

One of my favorite quotes from the book E-Myth by Michael Gerber is: Every Business is a Family Business. Whether a business officially employs individuals from the family or not, the business is a family business. At some point the family members, even the individuals outside the business or not directly influencing day-to-day operations, may… Read More Favorite Quote: Every Business is a Family Business