Is Mediation Worth it even if it Fails?

As a mediator, my goal is to get disputing parties to reach a settlement, but not all cases work out that way. Recently I had a mediation session between two parties that is stuck in impasse. No matter how much I encourage them to move forward, their difference is too great to be settled andContinue reading “Is Mediation Worth it even if it Fails?”

Your Business Reputation and Social Media

Most of us rely on social media to make connections and attract new business. This is particularly true in the age of social distancing, mask wearing and widespread caution due to the pandemic. It is certainly much safer than in-person networking. However, for those who are unwary, the internet can also destroy professional and businessContinue reading “Your Business Reputation and Social Media”

Covid-19 Update

Dear Friends and Clients of BH Conflict Resolution Services, Like many other businesses, we are currently coping with the rapid changes brought on by the COVID pandemic. In order to ensure the safety of our team and clients, BHCRS is adhering to the highest safety standards. In accordance with municipal and state guidelines, all in-personContinue reading “Covid-19 Update”

Conflict Resolution: An Overview

“So…What do you do?” “Oh, so you just got your doctorate, congratulations! Which subject is it in?” “Conflict Analysis and Resolution” *blank expression* “Oh, interesting… So are you a mediator? What do you do exactly?” “…” I am a recent doctoral graduate in conflict analysis and resolution, and the conversation above happens to me onContinue reading “Conflict Resolution: An Overview”

Mediation 101

Mediation is an increasingly common practice to resolve disputes both inside and outside the legal arena. In Florida, many judges are now sending civil cases to mediation in order to relieve the enormous case backlog. In addition, businesses and individuals are increasingly using mediation and other dispute resolution services to solve their problems. So whatContinue reading “Mediation 101”