Try Letting Go . . .

I recently posted this blog on LinkedIn after a particularly interesting session with a divorcing couple.   As I was listening to them, and as they were working hard to reach difficult decisions about their family, I found myself wondering what drew them to each other...

A Conversation With a Real Estate Advocate

I recently was invited to be a guest on “Real Estate Know How with Lynnae.” We had neither agenda nor notes, yet the conversation flowed. I was amazed at the parallels between her business as a residential real estate broker, and mine as a mediator. It...

Would you rather be right? Or would you rather be liked?

This blog was originally posted on LGDesigns.co. Read the entire blog post by clicking here… Before you ponder this non-sequitur, much less attempt to answer it for yourself, let’s think about how these questions relate to conflict in the workplace. Here’s a...

Joy

This blog post originally appeared as a guest blog on LGDesigns.co. Read the full blog post by clicking here… My life is full of obligations. Work, errands, chores, bills. Not unlike anybody else’s life. I choose to separate out what I have to do from what I...

The Guy Dawson Show Interview

I had the pleasure of a guest appearance on The Guy Dawson Show. Please watch these short segments and be sure to subscribe to his YouTube...

Asking Questions to Diffuse Conflict

This blog post originally appeared on LG Designs’ website as a guest blog post. Click here to read the full blog post… Conflict usually appears at inopportune times. Sometimes we’re just not in the mood to deal with it. Sometimes we’re blind-sided. Unless...

THERE ARE ACTUALLY FOUR ANSWERS

This blog post originally appeared on LG Designs’ website as a guest blog post. Read the full post here… We all ask and answer dozens of questions in a single day. “Did you find everything you were looking for?” asks the grocery checker at Trader Joe’s....