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Why You Shouldn’t Negotiate with Your Spouse author.

Why You Shouldn’t Negotiate with Your Spouse

Texas Collaborative law BlogAs a Collaborative case progresses, one or both of the parties often want to "save time" or...

By Dick Price
How to “Divorce Proof” Your Marriage author.

How to “Divorce Proof” Your Marriage

Divorce Detox blog by Andra BroshDivorce Detox shared some tips with Fox News Magazine Today about how to strengthen a...

By Andra Brosh
Grumpiness And Sharing A Meal author.

Grumpiness And Sharing A Meal

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack During one of my early meditation training classes, the teacher suggested that we...

By Phyllis Pollack
Reading Into Things author.

Reading Into Things

Cinergy Coaching by Cinnie NobleIt’s not a straightforward exercise to figure out from where and how our assumptions come to...

By Cinnie Noble
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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 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
Poor Behavior 12: Lack of Openness or Honesty author.

Poor Behavior 12: Lack of Openness or Honesty

Conflicts of Interest Blog by Vivian Scott When people don’t know what’s happening they often get a movie going in...

By Vivian Scott
The Courage to Listen in Conflicts author.

The Courage to Listen in Conflicts

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine Segal“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it...

By Lorraine Segal
What Women’s Initiatives Need author.

What Women’s Initiatives Need

It’s not at all surprising that most women’s initiatives at most AmLaw200 law firms have been dismal failures. They failed...

By Victoria Pynchon

AudioBlog: Talking to the Enemy

I heard an amazing interview on the The World radio program today, with a young American Army commander, Captain Michael...

By Joe Markowitz
10 Questions from New England ACR author.

10 Questions from New England ACR

Last month I facilitated a conversation about language and relevancy in the conflict resolution field for the New England Association...

By Tammy Lenski
Good Magicians are Masters at Attention Choreography: So are Good Mediators author.

Good Magicians are Masters at Attention Choreography: So are Good Mediators

Neuroscience and Conflict Resolution Blog by Stephanie West AllenWhy are neuroscientists interested in the skills of magicians? Because magicians have...

By Stephanie West Allen
So you Need to Mediate, HELP! Now what? author.

So you Need to Mediate, HELP! Now what?

Texas Conflict Coach by Pattie PorterWe all have conflict in our lives, some disputes are more explosive and destructive than...

By Patricia Porter
Mediating the Four Meanings in a Message author.

Mediating the Four Meanings in a Message

Kluwer Mediation BlogIt is often said that listening is one of a mediator’s core skills. At the same time the...

By Nadja Alexander
The Best Interests of Children: Negotiating in the Shadow of the Law author.

The Best Interests of Children: Negotiating in the Shadow of the Law

Distance Family Mediation by Susanna Jani Today, it is my privilege to publish a post about what is undoubtedly the...

By Susanna Jani
Beyond the Numbers: the Client, the Court, and Dispute Resolution author.

Beyond the Numbers: the Client, the Court, and Dispute Resolution

Kluwer Mediation BlogHe was a widower and a grandfather. He arrived at the mediation with his attorney and one of...

By Diane J. Levin

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