Question #3: Can you conduct a collab matter where one party has mental health/substance abuse problems? If so,…
What if a client doesn’t want to engage a coach in a collaborative matter?
In an ideal world, many of us would change our work environments to suit the collaborative work that we do, but that comes at a cost.
A no-brainer is to always provide coffee/tea/water and some snacks – and of course tissues!
Some other suggestions:
But the most important thing is the “metaphysical” right environment – the relationship between the professionals must be working and those professionals must role-model respect, trust, openness and transparency. Without this key ingredient, the surroundings no longer matter.