you know that conflict
kills more businesses than competition or the economy.
If you are spending time and money fighting and must
find a solution to a business dispute because so much
is at stake . . . I will help you break the deadlock.
"Unlike fine wines, disputes
do not improve with age." Willard
Z. Estey, former Supreme Court of Canada Justice
I restore clear thinking, discover the real issues and lay
out options that meet the goals of all parties, all within
a few weeks and at a fixed price depending on the number
of people involved.
" . . . a unique talent in
dispute resolution . . . Michael has the ability to make
you stop and think about the consequences of your actions." Patrick
B., one of my clients
I have worked with boards, shareholders, management teams
as well as business partners to bring disputes to
an amicable conclusion. Read
what clients have to say about my service or you can read an article about my work that appeared in the National Post.
family owned business, workplace conflict, complex IT projects, commercial
and estate disputes.
I apply my problem solving skills to tough issues - roadblocks that can stall
executives, businesses or families for years.
partners, a management team or board members
||Conflict within a team, a complex project, between departments or with
an important supplier or customer
owned business disputes
||Succession planning problems
||Problems in an IT outsourcing arrangement
||Impasse on a change program, marketing plan or strategy
How serious is your problem?
||Are you stalled - agreements far apart, parties more entrenched?
|| Are you communicating via email and avoiding face to face interaction?
|| Has this issue been dragging on for months, possibly
||Is the disagreement consuming most of your energy and
large amounts of time?
|| Do you wake up in the middle of the night thinking
about the problem?
If you answered "yes"
to more than two of the above, then you can benefit from my service. Even if the situation
seems hopeless, I will help you
solve the problem and reduce the stress.
Our discussions are completely confidential. Read
what clients say about my service.
Issues and conflicts
can occur in any sector. My
business mediation and facilitation skills are
applicable to: accounting partnerships, advertising,
aerospace, associations, banking, brokerage, cable, charities,
chemical, computer hardware, computer software, construction,
consumer packaged goods, dental partnership,
design, distribution, entertainment, engineering, estate, family owned
business, film, food service, franchise, government,
graphic art, health care, high tech, internet,
landlord tenant, law partnership, life insurance, logistics, manufacturing, medical partnerships, medical products and devices, media,
metals, mining, mutual fund,
newspaper, not-for-profit, outsourcing, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, rinting, property and
casualty insurance, public relations, publishing, pulp and paper, retail, service, steel, travel,
technology, telecommunications, television, transportation, textile and venture
service in Canada and
the United States in cities with
easy access via a major airport, including New York City,
Newark, Chicago, Boston, Washington, Detroit, Buffalo, Rochester,
Miami, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Raleigh, Plano, Fort Lauderdale,
Cleveland, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Atlanta,
Toronto, Montreal, Halifax, Winnipeg, Regina, Vancouver,
Kingston, Thunder Bay, Sudbury, North Bay, Calgary, Edmonton,
Ottawa, Saskatoon, Moncton, Charlottetown, St. John and Victoria.