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Antonio Piazza

A Conversation With Antonio Piazza

(2/22/18)Antonio Piazza

This is a taped interview with well-known mediator Antonio Piazza. Mr. Piazza pioneered the development of mediated negotiations as the preferred alternative to protracted conflict in complex civil disputes.

Leonardo d'Urso

How Turkey Went from Virtually Zero to 30,828 Mediations in Just One Month

(2/22/18)Leonardo d'Urso

Mediation and the “Snowball” Effect in the Mediterranean: How Turkey Went from Virtually Zero to 30,828 Mediations in Just One Month (and Greece is Next!).

Larry Schooler

Reflections on Parkland, from a Broward County Parent / Conflict Resolution Practitioner

(2/22/18)Larry Schooler

The author, a parent of a child in Broward County Schools (where Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School is located), reflects on possible usages of ADR, mediation, facilitation, and consensus-building in the seemingly never-ending national struggle over guns.

Alia Ismail

The Ethics of Retaliation

(2/16/18)Alia Ismail

Many people resort to retaliation to protect their own authority. Yet, conduct in such situations rarely happens within ethical means.

Charlie Young

The Force Present in a Truly Transformative Mediation

(2/16/18)Charlie Young

An unforgettable experience that facilitative mediators encounter is the experience of being part of a truly transformative mediation.

Nancy Shuger

ADR in the Spirit of the Season

(2/16/18)Nancy Shuger

This article illustrates the power of the mediation process to transform conflict into common ground.

Michael Aurit

4 Game-Changing Tips to Build Your Divorce Mediation Practice

(2/15/18)Michael Aurit

Whether you are just opening the doors of your divorce mediation practice, or you have been a professional family mediator for many years, considering these 4 Game Changing Tips with potential clients can be game-changers for developing your more successful mediation practice.

Joseph Stulberg

Interview with Joseph Stulberg

(2/13/18)Joseph Stulberg

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Joe Stuhlberg, a leading mediation law professor, filmed as part of Mediate.com's "'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.

Ronald S. Kraybill

Talking Stick Breaks Impasse

(2/09/18)Ronald S. Kraybill

Divided Democrats and Republicans found a way to talk this week, and actually listened to each other, using a talking stick!

Jan Sunoo

Make Mediation a Life Skill and a Core Value

(2/08/18)Jan Sunoo

Mediation is not neutral. The process itself is full of implicit principles and valuable life lessons.

Randy Drew

Mediating With Sharks Is No Walk In The Park

(2/08/18)Randy Drew

It is important to Praise Publicly & Quadrate Privately.

Steven Goldman

Gone, But Not Forgotten

(2/08/18)Steven Goldman

Strive to create a conflict free zone in your work and home interactions.

Gerald Clay

The NFL Can Make a Difference by Choosing Mediation

(2/02/18)Gerald Clay

A group of protesting NFL players recently submitted a request to enter formal mediation with the NFL owners and management. They are absolutely correct – this situation screams out for mediation!

Norah Alsugair

Conflicting Negotiation Styles and Strategies: Comparing Perspectives from Saudi Arabia & USA

(2/02/18)Norah Alsugair

This article describes the different cultural aspects to take into account when negotiating in Saudi Arabia or the US.

Jay Folberg

Mediating Family Property and Estate Conflicts: Keeping the Peace and Preserving Family Wealth

(1/30/18)Jay Folberg

Of all of the cases I have mediated over the past 30 years, the most challenging and rewarding disputes have been those between family members over family property, estates, trusts and businesses.

Peter Adler

Eye of the Storm Leadership: The Quirky Art of Mugwumps

(1/30/18)Peter Adler

If you read the articles and blog pieces at www.mediate.com, you stand on ancient shoulders. The impulse to manage conflict constructively goes back 40,000 years and spans 4,000 cultures and language groups.

Clare Fowler

Caseload Manager Helps Ombuds Offices Meet Best Practice Standards

(1/27/18)Clare Fowler, Jim Melamed

Ombuds offices have elevated and unique needs for managing personal and case information and for meeting International Ombudsman Association (IOA) best practice standards.

Alia Ismail

The Lebanese: Heading into an Authentic Reconciliation, and Creating a Potential Reconciliatory Force in a Volcanic Region

(1/26/18)Alia Ismail

In the midst of an unstable Middle East, occupied with a combination of authentic civil protests, and illegitimate ISIS attacks, Lebanon seems to be a promising spot to true reconciliation.

Joe Markowitz

In Memoriam: Joseph Markowitz

(1/25/18)Joe Markowitz

Today we lost an irreplaceable member of our community, Joe Markowitz, to cancer.

Gary Clayton

Mediation Models: What is Best?

(1/25/18)Gary Clayton

Principles, Theories, and Models: A persuasive argument about which mediation practice model is better. This document discusses the prevalence of conflict and disputes in daily life.

James Stovall

Chipping Away at Self-determination

(1/25/18)James Stovall

It is significant that self-determination shows up at the top of the list of standards that mediators are encouraged to follow.

Georg Stratemeyer

Language Patterns and Mediation

(1/19/18)Georg Stratemeyer

This article is a summary of techniques I use to identify when parties to a mediation use language patterns intended to avoid responsibility making it difficult to reach an agreement.

Paul Rajkowski

Accommodator? No, How About "Invisible"?

(1/19/18)Paul Rajkowski

People are often looking for a chance to debate, yet mediators push them into separate sessions.

Larry Susskind

Interview with Larry Susskind

(1/15/18)Larry Susskind

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Larry Susskind, a leading public policy mediator, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.

Christian Radu Chereji

Mediating Blood Feuds in the Cretan Mountains

(1/12/18)Christian Radu Chereji

One tradition on Crete is the persistence of blood feuds, conflicts between clans that go for generations, involving armed violence and bloodshed.

Bruce Edwards

Champions of Peace

(1/12/18)Bruce Edwards

Remember, we are not just developing an individual practice. We are reshaping a legal culture, while building an industry.

Uma Ramanathan

Ideas, Ideologies, and Inferences

(1/12/18)Uma Ramanathan

Differences arise due to contrasting goals and demands and due to inability to perceive and acknowledge the stand of the other person.

Marvin E. Johnson

Interview with Marvin Johnson

(1/09/18)Marvin E. Johnson

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Marvin Johnson, a national leader in the field of dispute resolution generally and on issues of elevating diversity in the ADR field, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.

Tom Kosakowski

ACCUO Publishes Study of Ombuds' Impact

(1/06/18)Tom Kosakowski

In 2016, the Association of Canadian College and University Ombudsperson commissioned, "a project to explore and portray in its various guises the work carried out by ombuds offices, with the aim of achieving some clarity on its impact on Canadian colleges and universities."

Nancy Shuger

Why Gray is My Favorite Color

(1/05/18)Nancy Shuger

This article addresses the relationship between mediator neutrality and success in mediation.

Cinnie Noble

Overcoming Clients' Road Blocks in Conflict Management Coaching

(1/05/18)Cinnie Noble

As conflict management coaches it is common that we witness our clients encounter blocks during the course of our engagement.

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