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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
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 15: Brianna Hernandez, Ph.D. Candidate in International Relations, Florida International University author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 15: Brianna Hernandez, Ph.D. Candidate in International Relations, Florida International University

In this episode, Laura May interviews Brianna Hernandez, a Ph.D. Candidate in the International Relations program at Florida International University....

By Laura May
Is Mediation like Quantum Physics? author.

Is Mediation like Quantum Physics?

Browsing the internet for inspiration, I came upon an article in Live Science concerning quantum physics entitled “Does reality exist...

By Phyllis Pollack
Reflections on Civility and Ethics author.

Reflections on Civility and Ethics

This article discusses some civility and ethical issues we experience in our professional practices. While accepting the Republican presidential nomination...

By Lee Hornberger
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 31:  Online Conciliation in Colombia with Nicolás Lozada author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 31:  Online Conciliation in Colombia with Nicolás Lozada

Did you know that when given the option between in-person conciliation and online conciliation, most people in Colombia now prefer...

By Veronica Cravener
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 14: Adrian Wagner, Research Fellow at European School of Governance author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 14: Adrian Wagner, Research Fellow at European School of Governance

In this episode Laura interviews Adrian Wagner, Research Fellow at European School of Governance and an experienced coach for organizational...

By Laura May
A Premium Dispute Resolution Domain Name is Key to Business Success author.

A Premium Dispute Resolution Domain Name is Key to Business Success

One of the keys to a successful dispute resolution business (or any other business these days) is having a powerful...

By James Melamed, J.D.
The Difference Between Accommodating and Avoiding author.

The Difference Between Accommodating and Avoiding

People often ask me to spell out the difference between accommodating and avoiding. Or, as some say: “Accommodating is an...

By Ralph Kilmann
Conflict Analysis Needs Better Tools author.

Conflict Analysis Needs Better Tools

Introduction: Conflicts happen when one party believes that another damaged or diminished their interests. When we take these beliefs to...

By Robert Bergman
Mediation, Artificial Intelligence and ChatGPT author.

Mediation, Artificial Intelligence and ChatGPT

ChatGPT is a new language generation program available to anyone for free, developed by Open AI.  According to ChatGPT, it...

By Kenneth Cloke
Why Refusing to Mediate and Collaborate Can Be Costly Business author.

Why Refusing to Mediate and Collaborate Can Be Costly Business

Choosing mediation to resolve long and complicated legal wrangles is encouraged across the legal sector and yet, in some cases,...

By Dakota Murphey
The Highly Sensitive Person at Work author.

The Highly Sensitive Person at Work

The highly sensitive person I am a highly sensitive person (HSP), one of the estimated 20% of humans on the...

By Lorraine Segal
A Litigator’s Guide to Mediation Advocacy author.

A Litigator’s Guide to Mediation Advocacy

Reflections on Effectively Achieving Client Goals at the Mediation Table Introduction Litigators too often approach the mediation process with the...

By Sheldon Stark
Enhancing Communication author.

Enhancing Communication

Quality mediation courses include communication skills that enable the mediator to more effectively draw out information, which is necessary, if...

By Nancy Neal Yeend
Factors that Determine the Beginnings of the Initial Mediation Session author.

Factors that Determine the Beginnings of the Initial Mediation Session

For the past several years Roselle Wissler (Arizona State) and I have been working on several articles about the early stages of...

By Art Hinshaw
Aaron Judge Contract Negotiations: A Case Study in Leveraging Power author.

Aaron Judge Contract Negotiations: A Case Study in Leveraging Power

For those of you who are not sports/baseball fans, you may not have known (or cared) that Aaron Judge, who...

By Jill Gross
New Year, New You: 3 Resolutions Worth Making author.

New Year, New You: 3 Resolutions Worth Making

Starting over can seem impossible after divorce. We may have lost who we are, had our future erased, or felt hopeless....

By Melissa Provence
Reflections: Your Year with Conflict and Courage author.

Reflections: Your Year with Conflict and Courage

Reflections: How did you do this year with conflict and courage? I’ve been reflecting on 2022 and the courage my...

By Lorraine Segal
Business vs Values in Negotiation: FIFA and Qatar author.

Business vs Values in Negotiation: FIFA and Qatar

What is the balance in business vs. values in negotiation? Watching this years World Cup has been different but the...

By Bob Bordone
Who Can I Bring To Custody Mediation? author.

Who Can I Bring To Custody Mediation?

Walking into custody mediation can feel intimidating. You'll have to speak openly about what you believe is best for your...

By Zarira Love
Expand Self-aware Consciousness at Work author.

Expand Self-aware Consciousness at Work

Since I started writing these articles, I have posted numerous discussions on various aspects of consciousness, conflict, truth, and resolution....

By Ralph Kilmann
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 13: Laura Aumeer on gender, climate change, and conflict author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 13: Laura Aumeer on gender, climate change, and conflict

In this episode Laura interviews Laura Aumeer, Director of the Europe-Asia Department of Conciliation Resources, overseeing work in the South Caucasus...

By Laura May
Conflict Resolutions for 2023 author.

Conflict Resolutions for 2023

Conflict Management Coaching Blog by Cinnie Noble Hello: Here are my conflict resolutions for 2023. Again, I have had to...

By Cinnie Noble
So, You Want to be a Mediator? author.

So, You Want to be a Mediator?

I find myself regularly asked “what do I need to do to become a mediator?” While I do not pretend...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 12: Sebastian F. Winter, M.D. Ph.D. author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 12: Sebastian F. Winter, M.D. Ph.D.

In this episode Laura interviews Sebastian F. Winter, a physician-scientist working at the intersection of public health policy, medicine, and academia with...

By Laura May
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 11: Mediator and Facilitator Felicity Steadman author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 11: Mediator and Facilitator Felicity Steadman

In this episode Laura interviews Mediator and Facilitator Felicity Steadman. Felicity's career started out in the turbulent apartheid years in...

By Felicity Steadman, Laura May
ICODR Podcast Episode 14: Daniel Rainey, ODR Pioneer and Principal in Holistic Solutions, Inc. author.

ICODR Podcast Episode 14: Daniel Rainey, ODR Pioneer and Principal in Holistic Solutions, Inc.

In this episode, Ian interviews ODR Pioneer Daniel Rainey, a principal in Holistic Solutions, Inc. (HSI ), and an adjunct faculty...

By Daniel Rainey, Ian MacDuff
ICODR Podcast Episode 13: Professor Dorcas Quek Anderson from the Singapore Mediation Center author.

ICODR Podcast Episode 13: Professor Dorcas Quek Anderson from the Singapore Mediation Center

In this episode of the ICODR podcast, Ian interviews Dorcas Quek Anderson, Assistant Professor in Singapore Management University’s School of...

By Dorcas Quek Anderson, Ian MacDuff
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 30: Using Caucus in Family Mediations with LaTanya Moss author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 30: Using Caucus in Family Mediations with LaTanya Moss

There are different perspectives on the use of caucus in mediation. Maybe you use caucus early and often in your...

By Veronica Cravener
In Lichon, Michigan SC changed the test for the scope for Arbitration author.

In Lichon, Michigan SC changed the test for the scope for Arbitration

An age-old inquiry in ADR is under what circumstances must a party’s legal claims be dismissed from court and heard...

By William Gilbride

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