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Memories Serve as Tools for Learning and Decision-Making author.

Memories Serve as Tools for Learning and Decision-Making

Neuroscience and Conflict Resolution Blog by Stephanie West AllenBelow are a news release from University of Texas-Austin, plus the study...

By Stephanie West Allen
A Sure-fire Way to Reduce Conflict in Your Life author.

A Sure-fire Way to Reduce Conflict in Your Life

When I was a little girl, the police came to the door with fair regularity. And they always had my...

By Tammy Lenski
Emotions are not a Fixed Commodity author.

Emotions are not a Fixed Commodity

Mediation Blog by Diane CohenI recently shared a personal experience with a friend. The details are not important. Her response...

By Diane Cohen
Getting Past the Awkward Stage author.

Getting Past the Awkward Stage

Conflicts of Interest Blog by Vivian Scott Whether it’s a neighbor, a new PTA member, or a coworker, sometimes we...

By Vivian Scott
Appearances Do Count! author.

Appearances Do Count!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack The other day, I conducted a mediation that lasted awhile which gave me...

By Phyllis Pollack
Want to Understand Power Better? A New Book from Neuroscientist Ian Robertson may help author.

Want to Understand Power Better? A New Book from Neuroscientist Ian Robertson may help

Neuroscience and Conflict Resolution Blog by Stephanie West AllenI have posted about Dr. Robertson a number of times in the...

By Stephanie West Allen
Mediation of Family Disputes author.

Mediation of Family Disputes

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleHon. Richard Bennett (Ret.) is a full-time neutral with JAMS and previously served on the...

By Hon. Richard Bennett
You Could be One of the 7%: Get the Most Out of Every Deal author.

You Could be One of the 7%: Get the Most Out of Every Deal

Someone recently told me that you can’t argue with a story, only with a position or another argument. That’s why...

By Victoria Pynchon
Open the Door to Peace instead of Conflict author.

Open the Door to Peace instead of Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalThe most difficult conflicts in my life have generally come from trying to impose my...

By Lorraine Segal
Give us a Break: Mediation Marathon or Some Conflict Calm? Another Case for Mindful Reflection author.

Give us a Break: Mediation Marathon or Some Conflict Calm? Another Case for Mindful Reflection

Neuroscience and Conflict Resolution Blog by Stephanie West AllenEvery so often I hear of a mediation that lasted for hours...

By Stephanie West Allen
Attorney’s Fees author.

Attorney’s Fees

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack On June 7, 2012, the Third Appellate District Court in California, once again,...

By Phyllis Pollack
ADR in Africa author.

ADR in Africa

Business Conflict Blog by Peter Phillips The final paper from a student in the International Commercial Dispute Resolution course at...

By F. Peter Phillips
Since I heal people, I might as well be a heart surgeon. author.

Since I heal people, I might as well be a heart surgeon.

Fairly Legal Blog by Clare FowlerI can't tell you how many times people have told me that they are thinking...

By Clare Fowler
Mediation May be the Solution to Guarantee the Long Term Positive Impact of Beautiful Moments author.

Mediation May be the Solution to Guarantee the Long Term Positive Impact of Beautiful Moments

Kluwer Meditation Blog.Looking beyond the short term, the fun, and the parties, large international sports events are an opportunity for...

By Andrea Maia

5 Ways to Listen Without Your Thoughts

Listening is not waiting to talk. – Scott Ginsberg Sometimes it’s easier to describe something by showing what it is...

By Jason Dykstra
According to this Protocol, Empathy can be Taught author.

According to this Protocol, Empathy can be Taught

Neuroscience and Conflict Resolution Blog by Stephanie West AllenNews release from Massachusetts General Hospital: Brief training program improves resident physicians’...

By Stephanie West Allen
Business Gurus Bet on Women author.

Business Gurus Bet on Women

Now that the Paycheck Fairness Act has been blocked by the GOP, sending federal funding for women’s negotiation training to...

By Victoria Pynchon
Naughty or Nice Meter author.

Naughty or Nice Meter

Conflicts of Interest Blog by Vivian Scott Santa has mad skills when it comes to deciding who’s naughty or nice,...

By Vivian Scott
Is your private arbitration in danger of going public? author.

Is your private arbitration in danger of going public?

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PoolePrivacy is what draws many parties involved in a dispute to arbitration. As Lucy Dalglish,...

By Hon. Robert Baines
Posturing author.

Posturing

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack Recently, I had a sexual harassment employment mediation. Prior to the mediation and...

By Phyllis Pollack
Multiple Interests, Multiple Stakeholders, Lives on the Line author.

Multiple Interests, Multiple Stakeholders, Lives on the Line

Business Conflict Blog by Peter Phillips This blog has noted, over the years, the challenges of multiparty negotiations. It has...

By F. Peter Phillips

Everyone Wants to Win: Mediation in Sports Disputes

Kluwer Meditation Blog.June 8 began the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship. The final round of the 14th European Championship for...

By Rafal Morek
Co-Parenting Skills: Credit Where Credit is Due author.

Co-Parenting Skills: Credit Where Credit is Due

Civil Negotiation and Mediation by Nancy HudginsI conducted a divorce mediation recently where the parties have been separated for many...

By Nancy Hudgins

The Secret to Listening

Hey You…come here…I want to tell you something…let’s keep this between us, ok? Want to know the secret of listening?...

By Jason Dykstra
Mediation Preparation: Selecting the Mediator author.

Mediation Preparation: Selecting the Mediator

Civil Negotiation and Mediation by Nancy HudginsWhich door to choose? It only takes 40 hours of training to become a...

By Nancy Hudgins

Should Mediators Wear Robes?

Kluwer Meditation Blog.As you would expect, judges are appointed for their ability to adjudicate, often untested at the time of...

By Geoff Sharp

Rules and Ethics

At a CLE program I attended last week put on by the LA Superior Court and hosted by Pepperdine Law...

By Joe Markowitz
Preparing for Mediation: Starting a File author.

Preparing for Mediation: Starting a File

Civil Negotiation and Mediation by Nancy HudginsWe’ve all spent weeks on trial preparation. If mediation (or other ADR) is going...

By Nancy Hudgins
Mediation Evolution author.

Mediation Evolution

Kluwer Meditation Blog by Rick WielerTwo stories in the Canadian media caught my eye this past month. New Rules for...

By Richard Weiler
Mediation Confidentiality is Alive and Well in the Tenth Circuit author.

Mediation Confidentiality is Alive and Well in the Tenth Circuit

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack Readers of not only my blog but those of other California neutrals are...

By Phyllis Pollack

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