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Mastering Mediation: Striking The Balance Between Negotiation, Skillful Communication and Constructive Facilitation Techniques for Successful Outcomes author.

Mastering Mediation: Striking The Balance Between Negotiation, Skillful Communication and Constructive Facilitation Techniques for Successful Outcomes

Introduction Mediation, like negotiation, is an art form. It requires a delicate balance of skillful strategy, empathy, and communication expertise....

By Carmen Reyes Wolfe
Mediate.com Podcast: Learning About NAFCM’s School Board Community Toolkit with D.G. Mawn author.

Mediate.com Podcast: Learning About NAFCM’s School Board Community Toolkit with D.G. Mawn

Part of community mediation is...we don't want people co-existing, we want people co-creating." In this episode, Veronica speaks with D.G. Mawn, President...

By NAFCM NAFCM, Veronica Cravener
Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Interview with John Ford author.

Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Interview with John Ford

Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Video Conversation Project Michael Lang interviews John Ford who describes mediating workplace disputes with a...

By John Ford
Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Interview with Lucy Moore author.

Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Interview with Lucy Moore

Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Video Conversation Project In this conversation, Michael interviews Lucy Moore, a dazzling and vivid storyteller...

By Lucy Moore, Michael Lang
Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Interview with Cheryl Jamison author.

Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Interview with Cheryl Jamison

Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Video Conversation Project Cheryl advocates for materials and courses that provide lessons in conflict management...

By Michael Lang
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
Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Interiew with John Stephens author.

Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Interiew with John Stephens

Reflective Practice: In Their Voices Video Conversation Project John talks with Michael about his efforts to assist local and regional...

By John B. Stephens, Michael Lang
Great Reads Book Club: Rising Above Office Conflict with Clare Fowler (video) author.

Great Reads Book Club: Rising Above Office Conflict with Clare Fowler (video)

In this video from Mediate's Great Reads Book Club, Dr. Clare Fowler's new book, "Rising Above Office Conflict," is discussed...

By Clare Fowler, Susan Guthrie, Donna Silverberg, Owner, Lucia Kanter St Amour
Cursory Glimpse: The Mediator’s Steps in Facilitating the Process author.

Cursory Glimpse: The Mediator’s Steps in Facilitating the Process

Mediation is an invaluable tool for resolving disputes, but it comes with its unique set of challenges, especially with respect...

By Sarabjeet Wadhwa
Challenge to Mediators: Describe Your Mediation System author.

Challenge to Mediators: Describe Your Mediation System

Charlie Irvine is the Course Leader on the University of Strathclyde’s (Scotland) MSc/LLM in Mediation and Conflict Resolution and the...

By John Lande
What’s in a Face? author.

What’s in a Face?

“Faces always talk too much.  One line and all their plans are revealed.”  — Floriano Martins  Martins, a Brazilian poet, is not...

By Laurie Israel
Conflict Tipping Podcast 24: Getting enough sleep and time traveling author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast 24: Getting enough sleep and time traveling

Laura May is joined by Dr. Patricia Cernadas Curotto, a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Geneva interested in compassion,...

By Laura May
Duality: A Natural Lifestyle, and Not a Catastrophe author.

Duality: A Natural Lifestyle, and Not a Catastrophe

Men and women, day and night, spring and winter, and other pairs of opposites always existed, at times sequentially (day...

By Alia Ismail

Mediation and Mindfully Getting in the Middle: Brad Heckman at TEDx Teachers College

In this insightful talk, Brad Heckman discusses mindfulness in conflict mediation. Using poignant humor and his own hand-drawn illustrations, Heckman...

By Brad Heckman
50 Questions You Can Ask Friends and Relatives in Political Arguments author.

50 Questions You Can Ask Friends and Relatives in Political Arguments

As we head into another election season, during which we will be talking with friends and relatives we may find...

By Kenneth Cloke
Mindfully Navigating Through Conflict author.

Mindfully Navigating Through Conflict

Preparing yourself for a mediation is challenging. No one likes conflict, and no matter how well you prepare or how...

By Laura Lorber
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 20: Transforming Workplace Culture & Conflict with David Liddle MBA author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 20: Transforming Workplace Culture & Conflict with David Liddle MBA

In Episode 20 of the Conflict Tipping Podcast, Laura May speaks with David Liddle about his career as a dedicated...

By David Liddle, Laura May
Your Ultimate 12-Step Guide to Coworker Mediation author.

Your Ultimate 12-Step Guide to Coworker Mediation

Whether problems between coworkers seem constant or sporadic, handling conflict resolution in the workplace can be difficult and uncomfortable for...

By Jeremy Pollack
Want to Build Peace? Understanding Trauma is Key – Part 2 author.

Want to Build Peace? Understanding Trauma is Key – Part 2

Last month’s article “Want to Build Peace? Understanding Trauma is Key” introduced Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBBI) and provided an...

By Agnieszka Alboszta
Launching ECRRoster.org author.

Launching ECRRoster.org

Eugene, Oregon, USA – We are pleased to announce that the administration of the National Roster of Environmental Conflict Resolution...

By Colin Rule
The Life Goals Analysis: A Powerful Mediation Tool author.

The Life Goals Analysis: A Powerful Mediation Tool

When discussing my book Seven Essentials for Business Success:  Lessons from Legendary Professors last year during a Great Reads Book...

By George Siedel
Competing, Accommodating and Compromising in Conflict Resolution author.

Competing, Accommodating and Compromising in Conflict Resolution

Competing, accommodating, and compromising all fall on the distributive dimension — on the diagonal from the upper-left mode to the...

By Ralph Kilmann
AI, ADR and Anxiety author.

AI, ADR and Anxiety

This post started as a response to Jen Reynolds’s comment about my Avatar Mediation post.  It has grown into this new post about AI...

By John Lande
ODR and Multiparty Consensus Building – from Cyberweek 2022 (video) author.

ODR and Multiparty Consensus Building – from Cyberweek 2022 (video)

This session, from Cyberweek 2022 (http://odr.info/cyberweek2022) features Stacie Smith, Jan Martinez, Gina Bartlett, and Colin Rule discussing how technology has...

By Janet Martinez, Colin Rule
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 33: What Mediators Should Know About the Business Development Side of Adding Conflict Management Coaching with Cinnie Noble author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 33: What Mediators Should Know About the Business Development Side of Adding Conflict Management Coaching with Cinnie Noble

As a mediator, do you offer a bundle of services? Have you ever considered adding conflict management coaching as a...

By Cinnie Noble, Veronica Cravener
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 17: Making Lives More Complex (and Democratic) with Shannon Wheatley Hartman author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 17: Making Lives More Complex (and Democratic) with Shannon Wheatley Hartman

In this episode, Laura speaks with Dr. Shannon Wheatley Hartman of the Interactivity Foundation.  Listen if you are interested in...

By Laura May
Appropriate Distance: A Reliable Path to Forgiveness author.

Appropriate Distance: A Reliable Path to Forgiveness

The importance of space is often underestimated. Some think space is hate, space is coldness, or space is a sort...

By Alia Ismail
What If We Don’t Agree on Everything in Divorce Mediation? author.

What If We Don’t Agree on Everything in Divorce Mediation?

Divorce mediation does not always end in a full agreement. Sometimes, there are a few topics you can't agree on...

By Zarira Love
‘Holding The Calm’… Many Different Ways To Say The Same Thing author.

‘Holding The Calm’… Many Different Ways To Say The Same Thing

As I have previously mentioned, I am in a book club which reads and discusses books about conflict resolution. The latest...

By Phyllis Pollack
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

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