The Mediate.com Podcast, hosted by mediator Veronica Cravener, covers everything in the world of mediation. In Episode 16, Teresa Harlow--author, speaker, and collaboration coach--discusses the importance of mindset when moving from "combative to collaborative.".
Listen to this episode to learn: the "Lessons from Mom" that mediators can use to help parties prepare for a productive mediation, Teresa's four-step process to move from "combative to collaborative," and Teresa's personal experience in applying her principles with her co-parent.
Links mentioned in the show:
Teresa's website: https://teresaharlow.com
Teresa's books: https://teresaharlow.com/books
Veronica Cravener is a mediator and trainer for Mediate to Achieve, LLC, based in Columbus, Ohio, USA. She has mediated more than 500 disputes across areas such as landlord-tenant, contracts, consumer-business, personal injury, neighbors, individual disputes over money, and post-employment disputes. She is experienced at mediating by text message in addition to in-person and telephone mediation. Active in the dispute resolution community, she previously served as chair of the Columbus Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee and has written articles on mediation, including one featured on Mediate.com. She began her career as a mediator at a local community mediation center and also previously worked in a court-connected mediation role, having previously served as the Small Claims and Dispute Resolution Supervisor at the Franklin County Municipal Court in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to becoming a mediator, she practiced law. She earned her J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and her B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.