If you live in a planned community in Florida, you are likely a member of a homeowners association (HOA). These organizations are responsible for maintaining the community’s common areas and enforcing the rules outlined in the governing documents. While HOAs can provide many benefits to residents, they can also be a source of conflict. If … Continue reading How to resolve homeowners’ association disputes in Florida
Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy. According to statistics, small businesses account for more than half of all private sector jobs in the United States. They also contribute more than $2 trillion annually to the economy. So it’s no surprise that small businesses are always looking for new and innovative ways to … Continue reading Business Mediation: The Best Solution for Small Businesses to Avoid Costly Litigation
Question and Answer FLORIDA ACADEMY PROFESSIONAL MEDIATORS, INC. How Does a Mediator Resolve Personal Injury Cases? Personal injury cases often center around the concept of negligence. The plaintiff must show that the defendant owed him or her a duty, breached that duty and caused damages as a result of that breach. These cases often involve … Continue reading FAPM: Question and Answer
Cultural Diversity: How Cultures within Cultures May Interpret Time Differently By Dr. Isis C. Clemente, M.A + J.D As I’ve mentioned before, I immigrated to New York at the age of 9. Having grown into an adult in a New York Culture sayings such as: Group A • “ Don’t Leave for Tomorrow What You … Continue reading Cultural Diversity: How Cultures within Cultures May Interpret Time Differently
Isis Clemente, MA, JD, is the founder and president of Orientation and Mediation Services, Inc., which offers mediation, arbitration, coaching and group training and helps clients see their options. She may be reached at email@example.com and (954) 683 3800. CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Deciphering How to Deal with It By Isis Clemente ( known to her students … Continue reading CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Deciphering How to Deal with It
Dr. Deri Ronis has been providing innovative seminars and workshops for over three decades to schools, corporations, government agencies and religious organizations. She earned a Doctorate in International Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, pioneering numerous programs which include mediation, meditation, anger management and stress reduction. Through her talks, CD’s and books, Dr. Deri has afforded … Continue reading The times they are changin!
Psychology & Mediation – Power Duo By Pedro A Jedlicka – firstname.lastname@example.org “What, then, is time? If no one asks me, I know; if I want to explain it to a questioner, I do not know”. St Augustine* Something similar happens with the notion of “Conflict”. We can all be clear about its meaning. We … Continue reading The useful notion of conflict in mediation