Virginia Mediation Network’s Fall Conference, Richmond, VA, 9/28-29

If you are a Virginia conflict resolution, mediation, social justice, or peacebuilding professional I would strong recommend the Virginia Mediation Network’s fall conference to be held September 28-29, 2019 in Richmond, VA. The conference is an opportunity for VMN members and nonmembers to network with each other, learn new information to enhance their mediation skills,Continue reading “Virginia Mediation Network’s Fall Conference, Richmond, VA, 9/28-29”

Using Appreciative Inquiry as a Means to Setting Organizational Goals: Working with the Virginia Mediation Network

As a consultant, I am often requested by organizations to help with strategic planning and looking for ways to advance a group’s objectives. Though various strategies can be used, I tend to use Appreciative Inquiry (AI) as the process of choice. Based on the work of David Cooperrider and Suresh Srivastva, AI is focused onContinue reading “Using Appreciative Inquiry as a Means to Setting Organizational Goals: Working with the Virginia Mediation Network”