New Hampshire and Vermont Mediation and Organizational Change Blog

Carol’s Corner: Kindness Counts

Now that I am “semi retired”  I have the time to read more.  It amazes me how much people are hungering for ways to be kinder to each other and to resolve conflicts in a more productive way.  Here is an
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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
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Hess Gehris Transitions

Earlier this summer, the team at Hess Gehris Solutions celebrated our partner, Carol Hess, and the incredible contributions she has made to conflict resolution in New Hampshire and Vermont and beyond.  Carol’s keen insight, endless curiosity, and effervescent personality are
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Carol’s Corner: Checking Assumptions

This article in the New York Times is a great reminder about the importance of checking assumptions about the intent of other people’s actions.  Often when we assume the innocent explanation regarding the actions of others, we allow ourselves the
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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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