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Six Factors That Can Make Matters Worse: Communication

First and foremost is Communication. This may seem obvious, but the devil lay in the details.  Communication is more than a relay of information. Many things impact communication: Choice of words  Volume Proximity Sarcasm Language, culture, nationality, etc Medium (letter, email, in person, etc) External noises Social media (facebook, twitter, reddit, etc) Body language Relationship …

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Six Factors That Can Make Matters Worse: Emotion

Emotion is the known-unknown influence. We know emotions are always involved in conflict. Just which emotions, and how strong they are, is difficult to actually calculate.  This is where communication and trust can help. When emotions are involved, they can override the controls that gauge communication and trust. Open communication and strong trust help manage …

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Meta-Culture’s Groundbreaking Initiative in India

PIONEERING GARMENT SECTOR INITIATIVE COMES TO A CLOSE Our friends at Meta-Culture in Bangalore, India have announced the conclusion of their 2-year dialogue with the GSR. Facilitation of this magnitude, length, reach, and number and diversity of participants is a remarkable accomplishment, requiring time, patience, finances and ongoing learning on behalf of all involved.  OvalOptions …

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Why Mediate Divorce? How a Mediator Can Help During Your Divorce.

It’s a fact; divorce is one of the most stressful situations you can go through in your lifetime. Yet you may choose to make it an even more difficult and costly experience for yourself by paying attorneys copious amounts of money to fight a extended and painful battle. If your children are involved this path …

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