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Relationships

In the Trenches Part Two

When the collaborative facilitator meets with the team’s clients for the first time, usually individually, he asks the clients to describe their goals.

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Relationships

In the Trenches Part One

When the collaborative facilitator meets the team’s clients for the first time, usually individually, she asks them to define their goals.

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Business Sense

It’s All About Credibility

Back in the early ‘90s, when I was a full-time law professor at Stetson, and working on my first appeal to the Florida Supreme Court.

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Business Sense

Follow Up

When you ask for a favor, make it easy for the giver to perform. Include the links to the websites where you want him to post book reviews or testimonials.

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Business Sense

Be The Advocate That Your Business Needs

Writers are often stereotyped as people staring at their computer screens while their spouses nag them about finding a “real job.” Publishing is the hard bright line that separates the “dreamer” from the “success.”

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Business Sense

Funding Your Client’s Freedom

Hey, you divorce lawyers! How’s this for a new tool to add to your marketing toolkit? Is your client the “impecunious spouse”? New Chapter Capital offers him or her “divorce financing assistance.”

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Family Law

Augment Your Practice
(with Collaborative Marriage Counseling)

How does a collaborative mental health professional, whether you call yourself a “facilitator” or a “coach,” refer business to other collaborative practice professionals.

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Elderly grey-haired pensive depressed woman sit on sofa alone at home lost on sad thoughts, grandmother thinking about problems difficulties, having senile diseases, mental emotional disorders concept
Family Law

Opting For Court

I hate to admit this, but I have a collaborative divorce in which I’ve advised my client to litigate. Now, before you condemn me, let me explain.

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Beautiful pink sunrise and reflections in downtown Tampa, Florida
Relationships

Tampa

When I was seven years old, I lived in Huntington Beach, California, with my mother, my father, and my three little sisters. (This was all before my parents were divorced.)

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