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Singer, Linda: Patience is Critical – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Patience is Critical – Video

Linda Singer explains that the most critical element of her mediation approach is having patience. This tends to be difficult...

By Linda Singer
Sigurdson, Glenn: Mediators Do Not Eliminate Differences – Video author.

Sigurdson, Glenn: Mediators Do Not Eliminate Differences – Video

Glenn Sigurdson believes that the role of the mediator is to work with the parties to design a process that...

By S. Glenn Sigurdson
Moore, Chris: Premature Intervention as Problem – Video author.

Moore, Chris: Premature Intervention as Problem – Video

Chris Moore talks about the problem of mediators wanting to intervene prematurely with the intention of bringing peace into a...

By Chris Moore
Sigurdson, Glenn: Mediator Must Evolve With Process – Video author.

Sigurdson, Glenn: Mediator Must Evolve With Process – Video

Mediation is a lot like growing a garden. The mediator must evolve with the parties and not impose his way...

By S. Glenn Sigurdson
Preview: “Get Busy, Get Paid” DVD Course author.

Preview: “Get Busy, Get Paid” DVD Course

See all DVD Previews at www.mediate.com/Previews.This is a video preview of "Get Busy, Get Paid! - How To Develop A...

By L. Randolph Lowry
Riskin, Leonard: Background Leads to Interest in Dealing with Anger – Video author.

Riskin, Leonard: Background Leads to Interest in Dealing with Anger – Video

Leonard Riskin describes how his family life of never expressing anger later led to his interest in people who did...

By Leonard Riskin
A Mediator’s Fantasy: The Perfect Mediation author.

A Mediator’s Fantasy: The Perfect Mediation

Originally published in the Oregon State Bar Bulletin (November 2009). Republished with permission.Unable to sleep one night after a particularly...

By Richard Spier
Meierding, Nina: Future of Mediation and Personal Fulfillment – Video author.

Meierding, Nina: Future of Mediation and Personal Fulfillment – Video

Nina Meierding describes the future of mediation as continuing with much debate and outside influences, but sees the principles and...

By Nina Meierding
McIssac, Hugh: Family Culture Requires Change in Response – Video author.

McIssac, Hugh: Family Culture Requires Change in Response – Video

Hugh McIssac examines the family in a historical context and what changes have come about recently that require more diverse...

By Hugh McIssac
Lowry, Randy: Institutionalization of Mediation as Positive – Video author.

Lowry, Randy: Institutionalization of Mediation as Positive – Video

Randy Lowry talks about how the institutionalization of mediation as a positive within court and justice systems.

By L. Randolph Lowry
Lederach, John Paul: Essentials for Relationship Building – Video author.

Lederach, John Paul: Essentials for Relationship Building – Video

John Paul Lederach discusses how neutrality is a myth. The essential factor in building a relationship with parties (in his...

By John Paul Lederach
Neumann, Diane: Being Challenged by Mediation Center – Video author.

Neumann, Diane: Being Challenged by Mediation Center – Video

Diane Neumann discusses how she enjoys mediating because it involves all of her.

By Diane Neumann
Moore, Chris: Increase of Specializations – Video author.

Moore, Chris: Increase of Specializations – Video

Chris Moore talks about the increase of specializations in the mediation field and how there are positives and negatives that...

By Chris Moore
Pearlstein, Arthur: Masters Program at Warner Institute – Video author.

Pearlstein, Arthur: Masters Program at Warner Institute – Video

Arthur Pearlstein describes the Masters program at the Warner Institute and emphasizes how it was formed to fit the marketplace...

By Arthur Pearlstein
Meierding, Nina: Facilitating Conflict and Different Communication Styles of Parties – Video author.

Meierding, Nina: Facilitating Conflict and Different Communication Styles of Parties – Video

Nina Meierding describes different communication styles of parties. If the parties are comfortable with yelling or swearing at each other,...

By Nina Meierding
Kimberly Kovach: Evaluative Mediation to Marginilize Clients – Video author.

Kimberly Kovach: Evaluative Mediation to Marginilize Clients – Video

Kimberly Kovach discusses the process of evaluative mediation and how it can marginilize clients.

By Kimberlee Kovach
Michael Lang: Mediation’s Potential for Societal Change – Video author.

Michael Lang: Mediation’s Potential for Societal Change – Video

Michael Lang tells of when he first thought of mediation as a force for changing the way society looked at...

By Michael Lang
Maxine Baker-Jackson: Judgement Difficult to Surmount – Video author.

Maxine Baker-Jackson: Judgement Difficult to Surmount – Video

Maxine Baker-Jackson talks about the challenge of overcoming her tendency to judge during mediations.

By Maxine Baker-Jackson
Mediate.com Inside: Dear Mr. Feinberg – The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and Mediation author.

Mediate.com Inside: Dear Mr. Feinberg – The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and Mediation

Presented as a plenary address to the joint conference of the International Academy of Mediators (IAM ) and the American...

By Kenneth Feinberg
Joan Kelly: Promise of the Field When Just Starting Out – Video author.

Joan Kelly: Promise of the Field When Just Starting Out – Video

Joan Kelly describes what she things was the promise of the field when it was first being established.

By Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D.

Mediate.com Inside: Megatrends in Politics, Chris Honeyman

Access all Chris Honeyman videos here.Christopher Honeyman speaks on megatrends involving politics at the Keystone Conference, October, 2006.

By Christopher Honeyman
Preview: “Mediating Divorce Agreement” 15 Hour Course author.

Preview: “Mediating Divorce Agreement” 15 Hour Course

See all Course Previews at www.MediateUniversity.com. This is a preview to "Mediating Divorce Agreement," a 15 hour divorce mediation curriculum...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Larry Fong: US Falls Short, But More Research Needed – Video author.

Larry Fong: US Falls Short, But More Research Needed – Video

Larry Fong talks about different processes of mediation trainings around the world and questions what types of trainings are the...

By Larry Fong
We Are All Online Mediators author.

We Are All Online Mediators

The modern mediation movement grew up with an operative assumption that: “to mediate, one gets together.”  This most basic of...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Jay Folberg: Field Emerges from Ineffectiveness of Legal Process – Video author.

Jay Folberg: Field Emerges from Ineffectiveness of Legal Process – Video

Jay Folberg describes his start in the field, which came from himself and others trying to resolve conflicts and divorces between people...

By Jay Folberg
Jay Folberg: Mediating Failed Negotiation – Video author.

Jay Folberg: Mediating Failed Negotiation – Video

Jay Folberg explains how he mostly mediates failed negotiations.  He sees mediation as a laboratory for finding out why the...

By Jay Folberg
Roger Fisher: Negotiation vs Litigation – Video author.

Roger Fisher: Negotiation vs Litigation – Video

Roger Fisher summarizes negotiation as being two people coming together to problem solve and share their concerns. The approach is...

By Roger Fisher
Ken Cloke: Seeing Oneself as Equal to Parties – Video author.

Ken Cloke: Seeing Oneself as Equal to Parties – Video

Ken Cloke talks about a training method he uses that makes mediators aware that they are no different than the...

By Kenneth Cloke
Clarence Cramer: Neutrality and Impartiality in Domestic Violence Issues – Video author.

Clarence Cramer: Neutrality and Impartiality in Domestic Violence Issues – Video

Clarence Cramer: Neutrality and Impartiality in Domestic Violence Issues - Video

By Clarence Cramer
Albie Davis: Training Mediators to Understand Emotions – Video author.

Albie Davis: Training Mediators to Understand Emotions – Video

Albie Davis shares a training experience she had where when the parties were silent at a climactic point, the mediators...

By Albie Davis

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