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‘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
When the World is Too Much, How to Release Overwhelm with Resonance author.

When the World is Too Much, How to Release Overwhelm with Resonance

As our collective world seems to spin from one traumatic crisis to the next, an incredibly tender question along the...

By Sarah Peyton
Alvin Toffler, ODR, The Red Queen, and the Pandemic author.

Alvin Toffler, ODR, The Red Queen, and the Pandemic

INTRODUCTION Much has been written about the future. However, when we read about "what will come" we see it as...

By Maria Victoria Marun
[PODCAST] JAMS Foundation & Hands of Peace: Empowering American, Israeli & Palestinian Youth to Be Peacemakers, Agents of Change author.

[PODCAST] JAMS Foundation & Hands of Peace: Empowering American, Israeli & Palestinian Youth to Be Peacemakers, Agents of Change

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn this podcast, The JAMS Foundation managing director David Brandon introduces the recipient of The JAMS Foundation’s 13th Annual Warren...

By David Brandon
Teaching Students to Think Like Practitioners author.

Teaching Students to Think Like Practitioners

Indisputably People often say that dispute resolution processes aren’t “one size fits all.”  When practitioners are asked to opine about...

By John Lande
The Significance of Nonverbal Communication in Mediation and Arbitration author.

The Significance of Nonverbal Communication in Mediation and Arbitration

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleNonverbal communication may impact participants’ thoughts and emotions in a mediation or arbitration and should...

By Joan Kessler
Book Review of Mediation and Popular Culture by Jennifer L Schulz, (2020) author.

Book Review of Mediation and Popular Culture by Jennifer L Schulz, (2020)

What a fun, dense and important read about mediation! We are deceived at first by the slimness of Dr. Schulz’...

By Jennifer Schulz, Patricia Bragg
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
Beyond Mediation: Conflict Coaching author.

Beyond Mediation: Conflict Coaching

Beyond Mediation: Conflict Coaching What is conflict coaching? Conflict coaching, also known as conflict management coaching, is a one on one...

By Cinnie Noble, Patricia Porter
Seeing the Future by Knowing the Past author.

Seeing the Future by Knowing the Past

This paper is based on a keynote speech delivered to the Nebraska Mediation Association on August 6, 2020. Nearly 18...

By Michael Lang
Learning from Every Mediation author.

Learning from Every Mediation

Learning from Every Mediation  I have been mediating for over twenty-five years. During this time, I have had many different...

By Laurie Israel
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
[PODCAST] JAMS Neutrals Discuss the Use of Mediation in Bankruptcy Cases author.

[PODCAST] JAMS Neutrals Discuss the Use of Mediation in Bankruptcy Cases

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn this podcast, JAMS neutrals Judge Joan Feeney and Judge Phillip Shefferly share their thoughts...

By Joan Feeney, Phillip Shefferly
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
A Tale of Two Negotiators author.

A Tale of Two Negotiators

IndisputablyWhen President Trump was in office, I wrote a series of posts about his negotiation habits based on contemporary news accounts.  Despite...

By John Lande
Effective Online Mediation Training For Public Policy And Large Group Mediators author.

Effective Online Mediation Training For Public Policy And Large Group Mediators

At the request of Mediate.com, a small group of US-based public policy and large group mediators/mediation trainers met online during...

By Donna Silverberg, Owner
The Long Term Psychological Effects of Divorce on Children author.

The Long Term Psychological Effects of Divorce on Children

Growing up is complicated enough on its own. Having parents divorce can make it even harder. To avoid the psychological...

By Natalie Maximets
Peace Is Possible – a haiku author.

Peace Is Possible – a haiku

Peace Is Possible conflict’s viral load burdens this covid-struck land mediation’s role? our determined corps peacemakers till rock-strewn fields undaunted...

By Daniel Dana
ADR is Not a Household Term author.

ADR is Not a Household Term

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesKristen Blankley, Professor of Law at the University of Nebraska College of...

By Beth Graham
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
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
A Conversation About Whiteness and Mediation author.

A Conversation About Whiteness and Mediation

Indisputably FOI Alyson Carrel (Northwestern) and LCSW Jasmine Atwell (Loyola ‘JD22) recently discussed Sharon Press and Ellen Deason’s new article,...

By Jen Reynolds
UNCITRAL Completes a New Mediation Framework, Based on the Singapore Convention author.

UNCITRAL Completes a New Mediation Framework, Based on the Singapore Convention

CPR Speaks BlogEarlier this month, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law adopted the UNCITRAL Mediation Rules, the UNCITRAL Notes on...

By Mylene Chan
Sulha, Community Mediation ? author.

Sulha, Community Mediation ?

Sulha, Community Mediation “Once a wound has healed, it cannot bleed again.”  By Elahe Amani, NAFCM Associate Member and member...

By Elahe Amani
Mediation and Lawyers author.

Mediation and Lawyers

A common question at my initial free consultation with clients is, “Will I need to have a lawyer?” or, “Am...

By Oran Kaufman
The Emotional Embrace author.

The Emotional Embrace

One beautiful morning my toddler was playing in his Cozy Coupe toy car when it was time for me to...

By Mordechai Rhine
UN Insolvency Work Finds Help with Mediation author.

UN Insolvency Work Finds Help with Mediation

CPR Speaks BlogThe United Nations Commission on International Trade Law adopted a simplified insolvency regime that recommends mediation to resolve disputes between...

By Mylene Chan
Southern Maryland CMC’s Support Conversations on Race and Privilege author.

Southern Maryland CMC’s Support Conversations on Race and Privilege

Guest bloggers, Vicki and Dusty Rhoades are Mediators and Trainers for the Community Mediation Centers of Calvert and St. Mary’s...

By Dan Simon, Dusty and Vicky Rhoades

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