Invitation to Mediation Lounge


MEDIATION LOUNGE

As the name implies, our informal getting together intends to bring all sorts of people together to exchange ideas & share news and approaches to conflict resolution. There is no better informal opportunity out there to meet people interested in conflict solving and negotiation in a casual and very personal way! You will also be able to get to know some of the authors of our Masterbooks series personally and are free to ask questions or discuss interesting items of their writings.

This event is being organized in conjunction with the Association for integrated Mediation Austria. It is recognized as advanced training according to § 20 ZivMediatG. Confirmations will be handed out on request for members of the Association of Integrated Mediation only.

Join any Topic Tables (TT)

Naturally, conflict resolution is the big headline for our lounge. Whereas mediation and arbitration are in the limelight, we encourage any relevant topic to be opened, presented and discussed. You can join and also leave any TT any time you please. Go to where the most interesting discussion takes place and find answers or interesting questions to talk about.

Become a Topic Moderator

Topic Moderators can bring their Topic suggestions to the table, and will moderate the discussions at the tables. In the Welcome Session they are shortly coming to the stage to present their main question, study, book, or other input for their table. Participants are free to join and leave any topic, as long as they adhere to our discussion rules. Members of the Association of Integrated Mediation will be key players in moderating the lounge topic tables (TT). However, we are open to proposals from fellow mediators, professionals, authors, Coaches etc. to open a dedicated TT for their topic. TT presenters can participate free of charge and may bring up to 5 of their own participants for free.

Want to contribute as Topic Moderator? Write to us with your topic proposal and let´s join forces to enable independent, interesting discussions on solving human conflicts better and easier!

Dr. Amin Talab (Host Mediation Lounge)

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Sparring Round #30: Constructive criticism for peers, coworkers & bosses

Constructive criticism for peers Sparring 30

Exciting, very personal and fully booked was our Sparring Round #30 last Friday.

The negotiation cases this time were more internal in the area of conducting employee interviews & giving constructive criticism for peers. This is part of a trend that I am noticing more and more: The uncertainty about how to proceed in the business world needs to be discussed internally with key staff, colleagues and bosses. Competencies and tasks change much more frequently and quickly than in the past, and employees can no longer simply be “instructed” to gladly take on new tasks or to change how to do things.

Therefore, goals have to be discussed together, tasks have to be distributed together or this distribution has to be negotiated with each other. Often, constructive criticism for peers, constructive criticism for coworkers and constructive criticism for bosses examples are called for. Of course, I notice this in the increased number of cases of employee appraisal training during sparring and individual coaching as preparation for the topic of conducting employee appraisals.

“Giving colleagues criticism to change certain behavior” and “Negotiating with boss when there is great uncertainty about the future of the department/company) says a lot, doesn’t it?

Ibi as an international KeyAccount was there for the first time as a sparring partner and really scored with his international experience and extroverted being. Our tax consultant also took an emphatic but tough approach, with our technical genius Georg and Christian offering no resistance. Ron, coach and trainer, we have spared a little this time…

The video analyses are available for all pro members (with their own video) again at the sparring analyses in http://academy.comeon.institute.

Recommendation: To avoid the disappointment of not getting a place, please register earlier for the next round on Friday, November 12, 2021.

I would be happy to welcome you (back) with us!

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Amin
P.S: The reservation is possible up to 4 weeks without obligation – email is enough!

Negotiation Training in a 3- phase Hybrid Model

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After finding out that everything in life is negotiation, and that you can learn negotiation skills if you put some time and effort into it, there is only one question remaining:

What is the best way to practicing Negotiation Skills?

After designing and teaching courses for 20+ years we thought we know pretty much about what helps our participants learn the best way. However, progress allows us to finetune our most efficient format, Negotiation Sparring, even a little further.

How? Well, we can add to the above mentioned secrets of negotiation training, in particular repetition, by splitting the main training day in three parts.

These 3 parts are:

  1. Kick-Off Online (ca. 1 hour) – Setting, Cases, Getting-to-know each other
  2. Main Part: Sparring Day – Modelling of Cases, Negotiation Training Skills
  3. Check-Up Online (ca. 1 hour) – Success Control, Sustainability of Outcome

Part 1: Kick-Off Online

About 1 week before the actual training, we offer an Online Part 1.

Why? Well, we all know the situation: People coming together the first time need time to grasp what is expected of them, who is there, and what the written, und unwritten, group rules are. This might seem a minor part to the unsuspecting layperson, but as facilitators we know that the success of the very first hour determines the rest of the training. People need to trust, open up, and invest into each others´ development. Interactive trainings “live by” the input of each and all participants.

Luckily, being able to seeing and “getting a feel” for the other participants and the trainer is a part that can be done upfront. Personal communication, phone calls and seminar description are helpful, but getting the group to have an upfront virtual meeting, sharing their goals, experiences, and cases they´d like to work is really helpful. It also saves a lot of time during the actual Sparring day.

Part 2: Main Part: Sparring Day – Modelling of Cases, Negotiation Skills Training together

The Sparring itself is happening “real-life”, so people can try themselves and their strategies out, and focus on negotiation training skills.

This video shows what´s happening during the Sparring Negotiation Skills Training:

Part 3: Check-Up Online (ca. 1 hour) – Success Control, Sustainability of Outcome

During the training you´ve been summarizing your learnings, filled out the “Take-Away”, and discussed during the Circle Feedback. You go back to your partners, clients, and colleagues and keep negotiating prices, relationships and everything else with the best of intentions.

Of course, we don´t leave you out in the cold after you´ve worked with us on your negotiation training skills, because our intention is to help you becoming successful in the long term, and that requires constant improvement. About 1 month after the training we offer an Online coming together for success control, sharing progress and offering support for any questions that might have opened up.

Of course, we also and support you with our monthly Group Coachings or even individual Negotiation Training Skills Coachings.

Because your relationships and goals are worth training for!

Speed Negotiating – What´s happening?

Speed Negotiating Ülo

It was an incredible “Live Feeling” seeing so many of you actively participating in our “Elevator Pitch Presentation” Event.

Especially the Speed Negotiating part was quite an experience, matching people from Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany and Austria automatically, to practice to focus their message one-on-one for a short time. Here a quick summary video for you:

Your Elevator Pitch preparation course will be available as long as you use it (use it or lose it – login at least once between rounds), so don´t forget to look through that once in a while and keep looking at the structure tips.

Thanks for being there, and if even if you didn´t make it:

Let me know in the comments which part you find most interesting…!

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New Course: Elevator Pitch Training

Here is our completely new Online Course on structure, setting and caveats of the EP. It will help you prepare for our Event Series and any internal or external pitch.

Make your choice:

* offer valid for purchase of Event ticket by July 15th. You will personally be notified and send codes days after effecting your full payment (if before July 15th). The Online Course can be bought separately for the debut price of €49,95,- Other discounts not applicable/not cumulative.

Using the Pitch as Intrapreneur* – Possible? Useful? Recommendable?

It is my pleasure to invite you to come by – free of charge – to our Speed Negotiating Pre-Event #4 in our new Congress Hall:   tomorrow Friday, April 2nd, 14.00 CET.    I will interview our speaker Mladen Zaprianov on different situations to presenting projects and ideas on the “company inside” and how to adapt your Elevator Pitch to the expectations of your listener(s).    Mladen Zaprianov is change expert with lots of experience in company and international settings will share his experience. (10 minutes)   #

What is an Elevator Pitch exactly?

* Don´t know what Intrapreneurship is? Yes, it is really called that way! Have a look at https://intrapreneurship.at/ to finding out.

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