Browsing All posts tagged under »Win-Win«

Respect/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 16, 2018

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Studs Terkel was an author, actor, and media presence for decades. His radio shows are going to be made available to new listeners online, 10 years after his death. In his memoir “Touch and Go” he explains the art of gaining people’s trust in the following way: “The person recognizes that you respect them, because […]

Handling Adversity/Martin Rosenfeld,JD

April 28, 2018

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How did Southwest Airlines handle the air disaster after the engine malfunction on Flight 1380? According TO Scott McCartney, in an April 28,2018 WSJ article, airline employees were immediately dispatched to help airline passengers with travel arrangements and even trauma counseling. But how does one deal with the negative publicity that accompanies tragic stories such […]

Trust/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

April 19, 2018

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On April 18, 2018 Dana Milbank wrote an op-ed on the flip-flops of President Trump. In this piece, Mr. Milbank discusses Ambassador Nikki Haley’s repudiation by White House staff on her assurance that Russia was to be subjected to additional sanctions. Trump inconsistencies on China, Syria, Korea, etc. were outlined. The title of the piece? […]

Multiple Options/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

March 10, 2018

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In his book “Smart Money Decisions”, Harvard Business School professor Max H. Bazerman cautions about home-buyers who fall in love with a particular home after seeing it at an open house and place a bid for it on the spot. By limiting their range of options to one house, rather than several, they set themselves […]

The Need to Be Heard/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

February 19, 2018

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Mediation provides a safe space for two (or more) parties to discuss their differences. The Wall Street Journal weekend magazine of 2/17/18 carried an interview with Oprah Winfrey. Ms. Winfrey is now a contributor to the long-running “Sixty Minutes”. What does Ms. Winfrey try to accomplish? “Once you feel heard, you are willing to hear […]

Lesson From the Korean Impasse/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

February 17, 2018

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Walter Russell Mead, of the WSJ, in an article on Kim Yo Jong, wrote on 2/13/18 about the efforts to bring North Korea’s nuclear program under control. (Notice the step-by-step RX for finding a solution.) “All this is to say that the effort to denuclearize North Korea is an uphill climb. That does not mean […]

Mediating Contract Disputes/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

August 18, 2017

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Some points about mediating contract disagreements were penned recently at mediation.com by Mediator David Allgeyer, Esq. Some of the insights are outlined below: * There is so much time and money invested in the litigation. Often there is no clear-cut winner but two losers. *After litigation, the relationship between the parties is likely to be, […]