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Clear Communication: Avoiding a Serbian Bog in Negotiation

William Shakespeare Had the Right of It “…And then is heard no more; it is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing”. [Macbeth V,v,17]. Be honest: does this or does this not describe an experience you’ve had with someone with whom you were trying to communicate? Perhaps it was […]

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What’s Your Conflict Quotient?

“Conflict has a life of its own”. Although we may have heard this statement before, few of us would admit to understanding it. Although most lawyers are accustomed to the conflict inherent in litigation, I wager few have had the opportunity to study the dynamics of conflict, its origin, and its relationship to litigation. Conflict […]

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