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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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Bread

Serendipity is such an odd thing. I had a late lunch today with my sister at La Segunda, a cafeteria-style Cuban bakery and restaurant.

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