New Hampshire and Vermont Mediation and Organizational Change Blog

Tips for Protecting Your Children During Divorce

Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D. is a groundbreaking clinical psychologist and researcher who began studying the impact of divorce on children in 1968. Joan is an author, therapist, mediator, and parenting coordinator with four decades of experience working with high conflict

Have You Left a Great Job Because of Your Manager?

Have you left a great job because of a difficult manager?  Have you stayed in a job you did not like because of a great manager?  If you answered yes to either of these questions, read on for some insight as to why

The Power of Gratitude

This holiday season, we are reminded of the power of gratitude in all that we do, especially in the workplace. We wish all of our clients, colleagues, co-workers, friends and families a holiday filled with gratitude and success.

Checking In from Colorado

This is Carol checking in.  Our move to Colorado is complete.  We are settling in and finding the opportunities to connect out here that are so important to us.  I was fortunate last week to do a presentation on the

4 Minutes to Better Communication at Work

Do you ever wonder why your colleagues don’t understand what you are saying?  Do you wish you could communicate more effectively at work?  This article contains 6 practical tips for improving communication in the workplace.    Give it a try!

Lead With Empathy

This is a great article from Fast Company about leading with empathy.  Does it work?  You bet.  And Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, is just one example.   Read more at:

Hess Gehris: Giving Back

Deborah Kane Rein has been elected Co-Chair for the Board of Directors of NH Legal Assistance and the Legal Advice and Referral Center. NHLA and LARC provide free civil legal services to low-income people in New Hampshire, offering all citizens

Children’s Bill of Rights in Divorce

Below is an excerpt from Dr. Robert Emery’s website (// regarding a “Children’s Bill of Rights in Divorce”  It is a powerful reminder about keeping children’s rights in mind during difficult family transitions and decisions. The Children’s Bill of Rights

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