Tag Archives: mediation

Humor in negotiations

humor in negotiations

Have you ever wondered if humor in negotiation is appropriate, and when? The best negotiators make the counterparty feel good about the relationship, good in the communication process, and good about the outcome, even if it is not in the counterparty’s best favor, because the process has been considerate. Humor makes our interactions more memorable. […]

Mediation Beyond Covid – Hacks, Craics and Crocodile Tears has launched!

mediation beyong covid out now

Yesterday, January 12th 2023, was the launch date for the book “Mediation Beyond Covid: Craics, Hacks and Crocodile Tears”! This is big news to us at WNI because our CEO and founder, Roar Thun Wægger, has invested a lot of time and energy in contributing to this book with his stories and experiences.  For the […]

Mediation Beyond Covid – Launches January 12th!

Mediation Beyond Covid releases january 12th

WNI founder, Roar Thun Wægger is proud to share that January 12th, is set to be the launch date for the book he has co-authored – Mediation Beyond Covid – Hacks, Craics and Crocodile Tears. This is an anthology book, a collection of stories, lessons, and innovations that emerged during Covid that have a similar […]

How can we better serve our clients?

HardCore Soft Skills can help you better serve your customers

It was a great pleasure to be part of this international panel discussing, The future of the legal profession, at the LAW2.0 conference in Dubai this weekend. With our broad experiences, our discussion was broad too “how can we better serve our clients and look after ourselves in the future?” Together, we discussed international law, […]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar «is hot for yoga» – lawyers should be hot for mediation training

lawyers should be hot for mediation training

Basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was known for his special way of driving toward the basket, and he perfected his famous “sky hook” skill. In addition, he regularly practiced yoga[1] to develop his flexibility to perfect his “sky hook”. This analogy can be applied to lawyers who have mediation training. Lawyers who develop mediation skills strengthen […]

Mediation – Who is holding back?

Alternative dispute resolution, and in particular mediation, is constantly gaining new supporters. But who is holding back from further acceleration in the use of out-of-court dispute resolution? Are there clients who have not understood the advantages or their interests inherent in effective dispute resolution before court proceedings? Is it the advisers who put their financial […]