Previously, I wrote Part 1 of 22 ways for a legal and Mediation Professional to use Twitter. The following is part two of that series.
Feeling slighted, miffed, or offended can influence how a person responds much more than being the recipient of perceived generosity, even if the net value of the social transaction is the same, the research on reciprocity—giving and taking—shows.
Rose Colored Glasses in Mediation Might Be Helpful — Research on Ability to Take In Information and Moods
A new study suggests that our mood literally changes the way our visual system filters our perceptual experience. In other words, seeing the world through rose-colored glasses is not just a metaphor. It also reiterates that people in bad moods will have tunnel vision.
By Steven G. Mehta A San Diego Jury recently awarded a resident's family over $1 million arising from claims [...]
I have been tweeting in the world of twitter and wanted to comment on my findings and thoughts regarding Twitter. First I must confess that when I first thought of Twitter, I said something to the effect, “why do I want to know what Joe is having for lunch today?” But I am glad to report that I did not persist in this previous state of mind and am glad that I ventured into the world of twitter.
You’re Invited To Celebrate The Launch Of My New Book — 112 Ways To Succeed In Any Negotiation or Mediation
You're Invited To the New Book Launch Party
Many times when I was a child, I would say something inappropriate for the circumstances because I didn’t know the connection between people. In response to the verbal tongue lashing I would get from my mother, I would respond “I just assumed…,” and my mother would always respond “You assumed…Don’t ever assume…When you assume, you make an “A** out of U & ME.” The same is true in mediation.
I am pleased to announce the publication of my new book, 112 Ways to Succeed in Any Negotiation or Mediation: Secrets From a Professional Mediator. The book is available now at all booksellers but the official launch date is August 1, 2009. The book is a culmination of two years work researching social science, literature, and applying the techniques in real world negotiations.
From time to time, I come across different verdicts or arbitration results relating to elder abuse, and other topics. The following is a new case that was published about an elder abuse arbitration result.
Recently on June 5, the World Directory of ADR Blogs turns Three years old. Congratulations to the World Directory of ADR Blogs and to its author Diane Levin. It is so wonderful to have such a resource available to all. It helps you find blogs and stay connected amongst the ADR world.