Mind the Gap-Part 2

Perception is reality. I’m so proud my mom and dad didn’t hand me a race or gender card when they told me I could do and be anything I wanted. You can, but… didn’t happen. If you want to make it in this world, you will. If you don’t, you’ll make an excuse. My perception and my reality are that I have every opportunity everyone else has.”

Mind the Gap-Part 1

Perception is reality. I’m so proud my mom and dad didn’t hand me a race or gender card when they told me I could do and be anything I wanted. You can, but… didn’t happen. If you want to make it in this world, you will. If you don’t, you’ll make an excuse. My perception and my reality are that I have every opportunity everyone else has.”

When Hiring a Lawyer or Mediator, Buyer Beware-Part 2

What I have discovered over the years is that, generally speaking, litigators believe that litigation is the best approach for addressing legal disputes, mediators believe that mediation is the best approach, and collaborative law practitioners believe that collaborative law is the best approach. 

When Hiring a Lawyer or Mediator, Buyer Beware-Part 1

What I have discovered over the years is that, generally speaking, litigators believe that litigation is the best approach for addressing legal disputes, mediators believe that mediation is the best approach, and collaborative law practitioners believe that collaborative law is the best approach.

When Binary Thinking Is Involved, Polarization Follows-Part 2

When the brain reacts in a binary way, it leads to quick, irrational decisions and action; when a dialogue is engaged between the emotional and rational parts of the brain…. We can come to believe that reality is defined by two mutually exclusive categories…. 

When Binary Thinking Is Involved, Polarization Follows-Part 1

“when the brain reacts in a binary way, it leads to quick, irrational decisions and action; when a dialogue is engaged between the emotional and rational parts of the brain…. We can come to believe that reality is defined by two mutually exclusive categories….