Sunday, April 26, 2020


Can't get past emotions in negotiation?

We negotiate almost every day since, after all, conflict’s a part of life. And most of the time, we’re not even aware we’re doing it. No reason to let emotions get the better of us in negotiation and sabotage the chances for a positive outcome. Better prepared, we can leave our trepidations at the door. 

I'm pleased to share my article, "The Impact of Emotion in Negotiation," in the Spring 2020 edition of The Resolver (page 17), published by the Alternative Dispute Resolution section of the Federal Bar Association.

Conflict Resolution: When “There’s No Place Like Home” Starts to Feel Like a Distant Memory

After months of forced isolation, and with anxiety running high, it is only natural to be experiencing conflict with your family, partner, and/or children.  This conflict is a normal byproduct of our coping with extreme stress, with limited ability to take space, and an extreme lack of support. That being said, there are things we can do, even now, to improve communication, and get your needs met in a relationship.   The following tips can help you navigate the travails of intimate relationships, in times of self-imposed isolation –– or any time!