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How Is This Different?

I represented a client in a Collaborative Divorce who asked me how a meeting with me, the neutral Financial Professional and the client was any different from doing it the regular way.  I had to admit, it seemed a lot like a caucus to me and I answered accordingly.  It isn’t.  We promote the Collaborative...
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The Cost of Divorce to Business

From the desk of My Collaborative Team President, Edward S. Sachs, CPA

Practice Groups and individual practitioners are always looking for ways to spread the word of the Collaborative Process.  One of the best avenues available to practitioners is right in the own firm.  Especially if your firm provides diversified services,...

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Don’t Be Afraid Of Emotions

From the desk of My Collaborative Team President, Edward S. Sachs, CPA The key to the Collaborative Process is the use of Interest Based Negotiations as opposed to the more common positional bargaining. Robert Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton, in their great book “Getting to Yes” encourage us to embrace the emotions found in any negotiation. Make...
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