Thoughts & Posts

Negotiating with Millennials – How to Overcome Cultural Differences in Communication – PON – Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School

This aspect of diversity and cultural sensitivity came up last week at the FDRIO mediation panel at the trainer’s conference.  Lots of lively discussion.

Source: Negotiating with Millennials – How to Overcome Cultural Differences in Communication – PON – Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School

SPLC survey: Presidential campaign leading to widespread fear, bullying in schools | Southern Poverty Law Center

Remember- the kids are not immune from the attitudes that have hardened in this election.  Talking to them about the positive things they can do gives them back some sense of power.

Source: SPLC survey: Presidential campaign leading to widespread fear, bullying in schools | Southern Poverty Law Center

Psychology of Retirement Income Satisfaction

This article examines the psychological disconnect between retirement income and assets.  According to the author, we fret the reduction in our retirement assets that are producing retirement cash flow instead of regarding these funds like a pension.  Good read.

Source: Psychology of Retirement Income Satisfaction

7 Essential Money Questions Sure to Start a Conversation

For those of us who provide financial mediation for separating clients, this NYT article offers some great questions to help focus the discussion on money and values around money.

Source: 7 Essential Money Questions Sure to Start a Conversation

How to Teach Kids About the Brain: Laying Strong Foundations for Emotional Intelligence (by Dr Hazel Harrison) – Hey Sigmund – Karen Young

When children understand what’s happening in the brain, it can be the first step to having the power to make choices and build their emotional intelligence.

Source: How to Teach Kids About the Brain: Laying Strong Foundations for Emotional Intelligence (by Dr Hazel Harrison) – Hey Sigmund – Karen Young