(8/30/16)Bernard Mayer This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Bernie Mayer, co-founder of CDR Associates in Boulder and an instructor at Creighton's Werner Institute, filmed for the Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
(8/26/16)John Lande The law generally doesn’t do much to promote apologies. Even if courts could order parties to apologize, the apologies probably would be of the unsatisfying tell-your-sister-you’re-sorry variety.
(8/26/16)Michael Aurit Articles about “Choosing the Best Divorce Mediator” may soon be more numerous on the Internet than the actual number of divorce mediators that exist in the world. Go ahead, Google it and be amazed!
(8/24/16)Robert Benjamin I think that what many say the character traits of
a good mediator should be are not what they
actually are. In contrast to the conventional belief of which
traits make a good mediator, I
have distilled four important attributes of the
(8/23/16)Zena Zumeta This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Zena Zumeta, long time mediator, trainer and former President of the Academy of Family Mediators, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.'
(8/19/16)Claudia Maffettone In this article I will offer a panoramic view on the concept of peace in Islam and on Islamic conflict resolution principles and practices. Albeit the overwhelming negative narratives on Islam, this religion and tradition is rooted in an articulate philosophy of peace, justice, reciprocity, and community.
(8/16/16)Donald T. Saposnek This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Don Saposnek, a leading family mediator, writer and editor, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
(8/15/16)Jeffrey Krivis Our evolution has been largely shaped by our environment, which gives us new resources and technology to continue our journey. But make no mistake about it, we are and will always be hunters and gathers.
(8/12/16)Bernard Morrow As a mediator, I am often faced with imbalances caused by a variety of factors: relationship dynamics between the disputing parties, a lawyer having more experience, expertise or knowledge than opposing counsel, or a party being better prepared or more knowledgeable about the facts of the case than another.
(8/05/16)Louise Penberthy Have you ever found someone to be really irritating, for example a co-worker, boss, or neighbor – but that person says that you’re the problem? Yet both of you get along with everyone else?
(8/03/16)Chip Rose This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Chip Rose, a national leader in the fields of divorce mediation and collaborative practice, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
(8/02/16)Kristen Blankley This article considers issues of safety in mediation, with practical advice for all mediators to consider before, during, and after a mediation session to ensure participant and mediator safety.
(7/27/16)Robert Benjamin The organizational approach to this inventory of game playing strategies and devices is based on the working assumptions that gaming behavior is an integral part of all negotiative processes, regardless of context.
(7/22/16)John Paul Lederach John Paul Lederach describes discussing alternatives to violent conflict with groups who felt powerless and that violence was their only avenue of action. One method he uses is to ask them what violence has achieved historically.
(7/22/16)Stephanie Rohmann, Nataliya Barysheva These articles are a series of summaries from the CDRC Vienna 2016. This article focuses on an Austrian and a French mediator sharing their views on negotiation.
(7/22/16)Ivo Bari These articles are a series of summaries from the CDRC Vienna 2016. This one is a message from a Brazilian CDRC Pioneer to the next year, "Student Competitions like CDRC can change your life, if you know how to be prepared for it!"
(7/22/16)John Paul Lederach A blog series from Dr. John Paul Lederach, Humanity United Senior Fellow, exploring the challenges of social fragmentation and conflict with a focus on reconciliation, social healing, and human flourishing.
(7/21/16)Maria Eugenia Sole Let's make an attempt to understand the recent events related to the output of the United Kingdom of the European Union from the perspective of contemporary sociology, but not before making a brief review of the paradigm shifts in the social field over the past centuries. En Espanol
(7/20/16)Jim Melamed Please join Mediate.com in recognizing the importance of effective conversations and mediation by supporting a National Mediation Act. This is the shift in social consciousness, American exceptionalism and American leadership that we and the world now most need.