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What is Arbitration?

What is Arbitration?

Arbitration is a less formal process than going to court to resolve disputes.  It involves, usually, one person hired to act as a sort of “private” judge who listens to the evidence of the parties and issues a binding ruling which can later be enforced by...
Emotions and Mediation

Emotions and Mediation

As human beings, we all have emotions. Emotions are what make us alive and what allow us to appreciate our very existence. Emotions are good things provided they do not overtake our reason.  With emotions, like with most everything in life, moderation is the key. ...
Bluffing Your Way to Nowhere

Bluffing Your Way to Nowhere

Many people think that forcing the other side to make the initial offer in a negotiation is the trick to being a successful negotiator.  The logic to this approach to negotiation is that by forcing the other side to make the initial offer, the offeree will learn what...