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How Long is That Person Going to Vent?

By Steven G. Mehta, It is very common in mediation and negotiation for parties to want to vent their anger, frustration, or angst.  However, according to several participants who are on the listening end of such venting, there is only so much venting that they can take or accept without feeling like they have to […] Continue reading

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Cell Phones Hurt Communication

Cell phones have revolutionized the way that we communicate.  Many people attorneys believe that having a cell phone has made them more efficient and productive.  But is there a cost?  Can cell phones actually hinder communication.  My answer is yes. According to new research from Andrew Przybylski and Netta Weinstein, cell phones can actually harm the interactivity [...] Continue reading

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