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Great Reads Book Club – Dan Simon and Tara West (interviewed by Clare Fowler) author.

Great Reads Book Club – Dan Simon and Tara West (interviewed by Clare Fowler)

The January 2023 edition of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: "Self-Determination in Mediation: The Art and Science of Mirrors and...

By Dan Simon, Tara West, Clare Fowler
A Life Mostly Lived – Mediator’s Memoir Haikus author.

A Life Mostly Lived – Mediator’s Memoir Haikus

Please enjoy these haikus from Dan Dana's recent book A Life Mostly Lived, available on amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BKRT3ZXJ Discovering Workplace...

By Daniel Dana
Why Family Mediation is like Climbing a Mountain author.

Why Family Mediation is like Climbing a Mountain

Most of my family mediation clients need a separation agreement and they understand this. They do not always understand all...

By Amy Robertson
Is Mediation like Quantum Physics? author.

Is Mediation like Quantum Physics?

Browsing the internet for inspiration, I came upon an article in Live Science concerning quantum physics entitled “Does reality exist...

By Phyllis Pollack
A Premium Dispute Resolution Domain Name is Key to Business Success author.

A Premium Dispute Resolution Domain Name is Key to Business Success

One of the keys to a successful dispute resolution business (or any other business these days) is having a powerful...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Mediation, Artificial Intelligence and ChatGPT author.

Mediation, Artificial Intelligence and ChatGPT

ChatGPT is a new language generation program available to anyone for free, developed by Open AI.  According to ChatGPT, it...

By Kenneth Cloke
Why Refusing to Mediate and Collaborate Can Be Costly Business author.

Why Refusing to Mediate and Collaborate Can Be Costly Business

Choosing mediation to resolve long and complicated legal wrangles is encouraged across the legal sector and yet, in some cases,...

By Dakota Murphey
A Litigator’s Guide to Mediation Advocacy author.

A Litigator’s Guide to Mediation Advocacy

Reflections on Effectively Achieving Client Goals at the Mediation Table Introduction Litigators too often approach the mediation process with the...

By Sheldon Stark
Enhancing Communication author.

Enhancing Communication

Quality mediation courses include communication skills that enable the mediator to more effectively draw out information, which is necessary, if...

By Nancy Neal Yeend
Factors that Determine the Beginnings of the Initial Mediation Session author.

Factors that Determine the Beginnings of the Initial Mediation Session

For the past several years Roselle Wissler (Arizona State) and I have been working on several articles about the early stages of...

By Art Hinshaw
Aaron Judge Contract Negotiations: A Case Study in Leveraging Power author.

Aaron Judge Contract Negotiations: A Case Study in Leveraging Power

For those of you who are not sports/baseball fans, you may not have known (or cared) that Aaron Judge, who...

By Jill Gross
New Year, New You: 3 Resolutions Worth Making author.

New Year, New You: 3 Resolutions Worth Making

Starting over can seem impossible after divorce. We may have lost who we are, had our future erased, or felt hopeless....

By Melissa Provence
Who Can I Bring To Custody Mediation? author.

Who Can I Bring To Custody Mediation?

Walking into custody mediation can feel intimidating. You'll have to speak openly about what you believe is best for your...

By Zarira Love
Conflict Resolutions for 2023 author.

Conflict Resolutions for 2023

Conflict Management Coaching Blog by Cinnie Noble Hello: Here are my conflict resolutions for 2023. Again, I have had to...

By Cinnie Noble
So, You Want to be a Mediator? author.

So, You Want to be a Mediator?

I find myself regularly asked “what do I need to do to become a mediator?” While I do not pretend...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 11: Mediator and Facilitator Felicity Steadman author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 11: Mediator and Facilitator Felicity Steadman

In this episode Laura interviews Mediator and Facilitator Felicity Steadman. Felicity's career started out in the turbulent apartheid years in...

By Felicity Steadman, Laura May
ICODR Podcast Episode 14: Daniel Rainey, ODR Pioneer and Principal in Holistic Solutions, Inc. author.

ICODR Podcast Episode 14: Daniel Rainey, ODR Pioneer and Principal in Holistic Solutions, Inc.

In this episode, Ian interviews ODR Pioneer Daniel Rainey, a principal in Holistic Solutions, Inc. (HSI ), and an adjunct faculty...

By Daniel Rainey, Ian MacDuff
ICODR Podcast Episode 13: Professor Dorcas Quek Anderson from the Singapore Mediation Center author.

ICODR Podcast Episode 13: Professor Dorcas Quek Anderson from the Singapore Mediation Center

In this episode of the ICODR podcast, Ian interviews Dorcas Quek Anderson, Assistant Professor in Singapore Management University’s School of...

By Dorcas Quek Anderson, Ian MacDuff
In Lichon, Michigan SC changed the test for the scope for Arbitration author.

In Lichon, Michigan SC changed the test for the scope for Arbitration

An age-old inquiry in ADR is under what circumstances must a party’s legal claims be dismissed from court and heard...

By William Gilbride
5 Ways to Wrap Up Conflict for the Holidays author.

5 Ways to Wrap Up Conflict for the Holidays

Do holiday family gatherings cause you stress and anxiety? You are not alone. What happens when we suddenly have all...

By Amy Robertson
Chalking: Next Stop – U.S. Supreme Court? author.

Chalking: Next Stop – U.S. Supreme Court?

On three occasions in the past, I have written about a case in Saginaw, Michigan in which the issue was...

By Phyllis Pollack
Mediation Key To Social Harmony author.

Mediation Key To Social Harmony

Following the introduction of federal polity as provided in the Constitution of Nepal, 2015, alternative dispute resolution process and mechanism...

By Mukti Rijal
Mediate.com Membership & Services author.

Mediate.com Membership & Services

There are 3 Membership Options at Mediate.com: Basic, Premium and Featured Membership. Please review the information below and let us...

By Colin Rule
The Mathew Effect author.

The Mathew Effect

It seems that everywhere one looks, there is an implicit bias lurking behind the scenes.   While recently, it was the...

By Phyllis Pollack
Ten Real Mediation Systems author.

Ten Real Mediation Systems

This short article presents accounts of ten mediators about the factors affecting how we handle continuing streams of mediations – our...

By John Lande
When Mediation Conduct Goes Wrong author.

When Mediation Conduct Goes Wrong

By Deborah S Ballati, Esq. and Patricia H. Thompson Esq. FCIARB While most mediation participants act professionally, with courtesy and...

By Patricia Thompson
The Benefits of using ADR in Resolving PI Disputes author.

The Benefits of using ADR in Resolving PI Disputes

In this podcast, JAMS neutrals Judge Sherry Klein Heitler and Judge Richard McDermott give listeners a deeper look into the...

By Sherry Klein Heitler
Is Conciliation in the Resolution of Labour Disputes a waiting room before Adjudication? An Indian Perspective author.

Is Conciliation in the Resolution of Labour Disputes a waiting room before Adjudication? An Indian Perspective

Abstract Conflict of interest is a part of human affairs. Industrial conflict is also human conflict and is one of...

By Prof Dr. J. Mahalakshmi
Successful Mediation Practices from a Former Judge author.

Successful Mediation Practices from a Former Judge

In my 20 years as a judge, I’ve watched as many attorneys tried to resolve their cases through mediation. Now,...

By Charles Schneider
Five Ways to Repair a Marriage author.

Five Ways to Repair a Marriage

Doni, a friend of mine since high school, sidled up to me in the supermarket one day and said he...

By Mordechai Rhine

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