Tips For Successful Negotiations From The Prospective Of A Mediator – Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog, I discussed some of the “bad” negotiation tactics that derail settlement, as well as provided five tips for successful negotiations.  Below are seven additional tips for negotiations. 6.    Understand your options.  Have a Plan B ready – what you can do if settlement fails.  That way, you can determine whether what is being offered in the negotiation / mediation is better or worse than that.  You do not want to walk away from potential settlement and then realize that … [Read more...]

Top 7 Myths about going to Mediation in Arizona

Mediation is widely used to resolve conflicts, and it is highly effective.  However, some people shy away from the process based on popular misconceptions.  This article addresses some of the common mediation myths. Mediation isn’t effective. Some people believe mediation is a process where people hold hands, sing Kumbaya and accomplish nothing.  In fact, mediation in Arizona is used by lawyers, large corporations, governments and individuals around the world precisely because it is … [Read more...]

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