New Hampshire and Vermont Mediation and Organizational Change Blog

Timing is Everything in Mediation and Life

This article appeared in the NH Bar News, check it out for helpful perspectives in preparing your client for mediation. http://nhbar.org/publications/display-news-issue.asp?id=7052  Hope you find it helpful.  

Fascinating Article on Decision Making

I read this article in the New York Times about decision making which relates to making health decisions but sheds light on issues relating to the mediation process.  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/opinion/sunday/why-we-make-bad-decisions.html?pagewanted=1&src=rechp.  I hope you find it interesting.    

It depends on where you stand

Accretion or erosion? … it depends on where you are standing, This weekend I had a chance to visit Wasque Point on Chappaquiddick Island.This area is undergoing tremendous change due to tides and weather since the ocean caused a breach
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Tearing down walls

Recently we found out that our office had some unseen structural issues (water related). This has required tearing down walls and starting over in some places. This project has reminded me how important it is to look with eyes wide
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Missed Perceptions

Yesterday my husband told me that his office holiday luncheon was going to be held at 2:30 and that people could leave from lunch, thus going home early.  What I heard was that my husband thought he was being generous
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Maximizing Your Mediation Session

How to Get the Most from Your Mediation Session One of the most common things I hear when I am mediating a case is “Carol do your magic”.  I like to think of myself as having special powers, but the truth
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Watching the Eagles

If you have been to our office, you have probably heard us talk about the bald eagles.  Perhaps you have even seen them.  Our winter pair of eagles are back, a full-grown male and female. This week, I have been
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Welcome to our Blog

Welcome to our blog. We will be writing on various topics relating to the work we do and keeping you updated on important trends in the law.We welcome your questions on topics relating to mediation, dispute resolution and healthy communication
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What to Expect at a Hess Gehris Mediation

A mediation session is an opportunity for all sides to a dispute to work together to see if the case can be resolved.  Sometimes people come to a mediation before litigation has been started and sometimes a lawsuit has already
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