Obstacles to Dispute Resolution

  • Improper Motives
  • Bad Faith
  • Systemic Distrust
  • Emotional Issues: Rage, Revenge, Remorse, Regret
  • Inadequate Planning
  • Inadequate Preparation
  • Failure to Listen
  • Failure to Communicate
  • Distractions
  • Lack of Focus
  • Expressions of Disrespect
  • Lack of Dignity
  • False First Impressions
  • Preconceptions
  • Misunderstanding Risk Factors
  • Inaccurate Baselines
  • Partisan Perception
  • Judgmental Attitudes
  • Overconfidence

Mediation strategies are designed to eliminate or minimize the effect of these common obstacles to the successful resolution of disputes.

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Experience & Recognition

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