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Self-Determination in the Skilled Mediator author.

Self-Determination in the Skilled Mediator

Introduction Self-determination is a powerful tool.  It is an apparatus that can be cultivated into all walks of life.  Every...

By Sharon Kendrick-Johnson
Virtual Mediation in Today’s World: A Pandemic Success Story author.

Virtual Mediation in Today’s World: A Pandemic Success Story

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleWhen the legal profession began to experience the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, I wondered...

By Caroline Antonacci
[PODCAST] JAMS Neutrals on the Evolution of Trusts and Estates Disputes and Considerations for Selecting the Right Mediator author.

[PODCAST] JAMS Neutrals on the Evolution of Trusts and Estates Disputes and Considerations for Selecting the Right Mediator

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn this podcast, JAMS neutrals Hon. Glen Reiser (Ret.) and Lisbeth Bulmash, Esq., discuss how...

By Glen M. Reiser, Lisbeth M. Bulmash
The Known and the Unknown author.

The Known and the Unknown

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackWhen I first read this quote years ago, it made no sense to me....

By Phyllis Pollack
Negotiation Will Not Fix Sexism author.

Negotiation Will Not Fix Sexism

Indisputably Let’s start with the obvious–it pains me to realize that negotiation can’t fix everything.  As someone who loves to...

By Andrea Schneider
Working with Financial Neutrals author.

Working with Financial Neutrals

Joy Rosenthal's Mediation BlogOne of the hardest problems that a divorcing couple may face is how to divide up marital...

By Joy Rosenthal
Do You Love Yourself Enough So No One Dares to Hurt You? author.

Do You Love Yourself Enough So No One Dares to Hurt You?

This article is a mantra for those who are navigating difficult conflicts. _________ Did you know that I didn’t always...

By Veera Mahajan
The Movement- Video author.

The Movement- Video

This was a talk from a national conference held by Monty Roberts, the original Horse Whisperer, where Michael Norwood was...

By Michael Norwood
What are the Qualities of a Good Mediator? – video author.

What are the Qualities of a Good Mediator? – video

Have you ever asked yourself, what are the qualities of a good mediator? Is it different for divorce mediation or...

By Bob Bordone
ERRR On the Human Side of Mediation Encompassing  Empowerment, Recognition, Reflection and Respect author.

ERRR On the Human Side of Mediation Encompassing Empowerment, Recognition, Reflection and Respect

ERRR On the Human Side of Mediation Encompassing - Empowerment, Recognition, Reflection and Respect An Open Invitation to the Opposing...

By Sharon Kendrick-Johnson
What I’m Reading author.

What I’m Reading

Being retired from teaching and faculty meetings leaves time to do other things.  (Have you noticed that teaching and faculty...

By John Lande
Eight Tips for Mediating High-Profile Construction Disputes author.

Eight Tips for Mediating High-Profile Construction Disputes

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleLarge-scale global construction disputes often present a complicated mix of factors, such as publicity-associated risks,...

By Patricia Thompson
Preparing and Paying for QDROs in Divorce author.

Preparing and Paying for QDROs in Divorce

When an employer offers a 401(k) plan, along with that goes the long list of responsibilities and liability risks.  This...

By Mary Salisbury
High-Tech Dispute Resolution author.

High-Tech Dispute Resolution

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesJean R. Sternlight, Founding Director of the Saltman Center for Conflict...

By Beth Graham
Helicopter Conflict author.

Helicopter Conflict

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth.What do helicopters do best?  They hover.  There is a term for over zealous...

By Kathleen Kauth
Suffering From Bipolar Disorder While Striving for Peace author.

Suffering From Bipolar Disorder While Striving for Peace

Bipolar disorder hasn’t been easy.  I’ve been hospitalized five times, lost important  relationships, and endured life interruptions due to the...

By Dan Berstein
How to Resolve a Dispute with Someone Who Doesn’t Know Your Language author.

How to Resolve a Dispute with Someone Who Doesn’t Know Your Language

As the international business environment is quickly expanding, companies are merging and are therefore helping create a global workplace setting....

By John Peterson
Making Ethical Decisions author.

Making Ethical Decisions

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackA few weeks ago, I went into a bookstore to look around and possibly...

By Phyllis Pollack
Vulnerability for the WIN! author.

Vulnerability for the WIN!

By Lydia Ray's Guided Mediation,  www.guidedmediationllc.com/blog Do you have moments where you know if you changed your tune or listened...

By Lydia Ray
‘Understanding’ Mediator Gary Friedman on His Adventure in Politics author.

‘Understanding’ Mediator Gary Friedman on His Adventure in Politics

CPR Speaks BlogEarlier this month, Gary Friedman, co-founder of the Center for Understanding in Conflict, of Santa Rosa, Calif., conducted a...

By Mylene Chan
The Creative, Collaborative Use of Neutral Experts in Environmental Mediations author.

The Creative, Collaborative Use of Neutral Experts in Environmental Mediations

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleMost disputes in litigation involve a procedural phase for the preparation and exchange of expert...

By Lester Levy
3 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Adjust author.

3 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Adjust

As parents, we try to protect our kids from undue stress. But the reality is that life is inherently stressful....

By Jane McWilliams
Why Mediators Need to Stop and Think Hard about  Facilitating NDAs in Settlement Agreements author.

Why Mediators Need to Stop and Think Hard about Facilitating NDAs in Settlement Agreements

It’s been a long day of mediation. An agreement seems to be emerging, to the relief of the plaintiff whose...

By Julie Macfarlane
Bring More Peace Into Your Life with Jeremy Pollack – Tip 22: Manage Your Emotions author.

Bring More Peace Into Your Life with Jeremy Pollack – Tip 22: Manage Your Emotions

This week’s conflict resolution tip is about the importance of managing your emotions. This is an extremely important topic to...

By Jeremy Pollack
Vividness Bias: Real or Illusory? author.

Vividness Bias: Real or Illusory?

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack On June 29, 2021, Harvard’s PONS posted a blog written by staff entitled,...

By Phyllis Pollack
Use This Tool to Talk About COVID19 author.

Use This Tool to Talk About COVID19

RiverHouse Press Blog by Ron KraybillWith COVID19 cases rocketing once again, old questions return.    We are all inescapably affected...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
Implicit Bias is Everywhere! author.

Implicit Bias is Everywhere!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack Recently, I discussed an empirical study conducted by University of Hawaii Professor Justin...

By Phyllis Pollack
Now More than Ever, Creativity is Needed in Divorces author.

Now More than Ever, Creativity is Needed in Divorces

From Roseann Vanella's Blog Here.We live in an uncertain world where things can change radically at the drop of a...

By Roseann Vanella
3 Strategies for Effective Co-Parenting author.

3 Strategies for Effective Co-Parenting

Detailed custody resource here: https://www.custodyxchange.com/topics/custody/advice/co-parenting.php Co-parenting is arguably the most important part of separating to get right. It can also...

By Ben Coltrin
Conflict Escalation author.

Conflict Escalation

  One thing that all humans can agree upon is that we make assumptions. Whether we like it or not...

By Heitor Rodrigues

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