THE PRECAUTION!

The word "precaution" suggests that it's what comes before we need to caution or to even prevent cautioning. In fact, to me precaution does not seem to make sense until we make the statement "to take the precaution". Our lives are full of these precautions, so many in fact that I believe we have not... Continue Reading →

Upset the Applecart….not ourselves!

Upset the Applecart....not ourselves The idiom "Don't upset the applecart", applies, in this case to the the 'system' of conversation. What 'system', you may ask. The playwright Bertolt Brecht said “When something seems ‘the most obvious thing in the world’ it means that any attempt to understand the world has been given up.” I think... Continue Reading →

TOP Agreement

After 35 years of contemplating and investigating relationship disputes I have come up with the simplest of solutions to reduce domestic violence, divorce and heated disputes in business and personal relationships. Yes, as grand as this claim is I am claiming that I have a formula proposal that I intend to prove over the next... Continue Reading →

The Engagement & The Proposal

Steeped in history, tradition and mystery is the whole marriage gambit. But when we look logically at what it all means it doesn't seem to make much sense.I have been going through this process at the fringes for the last 3 years and am starting to get a grip on the whole process and believe... Continue Reading →

Conversation Vs Negotiation

I guess you or I have never thought to ask what is the difference between a negotiation and a conversation, well I haven't to date, but just started thinking about it recently. A conversation is more personal, for example: if someone said "I want you to marry me" or "would you marry me", during a... Continue Reading →

My First Proposal

If I wanted to have a business relationship with you I would make you a business proposal. A proposal is not so much a question but the beginnings of a negotiation process where we state what we want and what we are willing to give in exchange. It is, as they say a quid pro... Continue Reading →

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