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Interview with Ken Cloke: Mindfulness And Commercial Litigation author.

Interview with Ken Cloke: Mindfulness And Commercial Litigation

In the Spring of 2005, long-time commercial litigator and new mediator, Victoria Pynchon, engaged in a series of conversations with...

By Victoria Pynchon
Reading For Stretch author.

Reading For Stretch

From Of Seeds and Sowers, NAICR's distinguished newsletter that includes current programs, projects and tele-classes, as well as humor and...

By Barbara Ashley Phillips
Reconciliation author.

Reconciliation

Joe, Martha, George and Anna had been fighting over their parents’ home and five acres for ten years. They had...

By Douglas Noll

The Compassionate Mind in Mediation

This article examines some basic assumptions about conflict and about our role as mediators in understanding the “right/wrong” paradigm from...

By Jill Sarah Moscowitz
The Minister,  Mediation And The  Protective  Order author.

The Minister, Mediation And The Protective Order

As a Pastor have your ever received a call like this. A member of your congregation lets you know that...

By Lester L. Adams
Shifting The Strange Attractor: An Exploration of Chaos and Change Agency author.

Shifting The Strange Attractor: An Exploration of Chaos and Change Agency

INTRODUCTION Painters, poets, and musicians have long known that creativity blossoms when they are participating in chaos. Novelists strive for...

By Mimi E. Lyster
Apology: More Power Than We Think author.

Apology: More Power Than We Think

Jeff Kichaven offers some interesting observations regarding apology in litigation mediation (“Apology in Mediation: Sorry to Say, It’s Much Overrated...

By Darrell Puls
Goodness in Guilt – Part 2 of Revisiting Guilt and Innocence author.

Goodness in Guilt – Part 2 of Revisiting Guilt and Innocence

From Of Seeds and Sowers, NAICR's distinguished newsletter that includes current programs, projects and tele-classes, as well as humor and...

By Barbara Ashley Phillips

Mediation as a Healing Art: A Conversation with Daniel Benor, M.D.

Daniel J. Benor, M.D. is a wholistic psychiatrist and mediator who includes bodymind approaches, spiritual awareness and healing in his...

By Linda Lazarus
Compassion author.

Compassion

Compassion is one of the great unheralded traits of business leadership. Compassion requires you to subjugate your own need for...

By Douglas Noll

A Conversation with Professor Leonard Riskin about Mindfulness, Dispute Resolution, and Mindfulness Resources for Mediators (Part II)

Part I Part II- Mindfulness Resources for Mediators Leonard Riskin is the C.A. Leedy Professor of Law and Director of...

By Linda Lazarus

A Conversation with Professor Leonard Riskin about Mindfulness, Dispute Resolution, and Mindfulness Resources for Mediators

Part I- Mindfulness and Dispute Resolution Part II Leonard Riskin is the C.A. Leedy Professor of Law and director of...

By Linda Lazarus

A Dialogue with Sharon Salzberg about Spirituality, Conflict and the Power of Mediation

Sharon Salzberg is a cofounder of the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies and the Insight Meditation Society. Ms. Salzberg leads...

By Linda Lazarus
Silence author.

Silence

From Of Seeds and Sowers, NAICR's distinguished newsletter that includes current programs, projects and tele-classes, as well as humor and...

By Barbara Ashley Phillips
The Neuropsychology of Forgiveness author.

The Neuropsychology of Forgiveness

I ran into a former student the other day. She said, “You heard that Tom abandoned me in the practice,...

By Douglas Noll

Mediation And Meditation (Part II) How To Meditate

Mediators must have the ability to be calm, present, grounded and flexible in order to help resolve conflict. Meditation is...

By Linda Lazarus

The Work of Byron Katie in Mediation

As a mediator, if I had this “conflict resolution thing” figured out, I would have sold the secret formula, made...

By Stephanie Bell

Thinking Peace

“Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be won, through understanding.” Albert Einstein Just why is “waging conflict”...

By Hugh Young
Words Of Power author.

Words Of Power

From Of Seeds and Sowers, NAICR's distinguished newsletter that includes current programs, projects and tele-classes, as well as humor and...

By Barbara Ashley Phillips

Mediation and Healing

Mediation is a healing path: it moves parties to reconcile their differences in an atmosphere that, ideally, improves their connectedness,...

By Michael Cohen
The Spiritual Side of ADR author.

The Spiritual Side of ADR

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! In the most recent issue of the Dispute Resolution Magazine (Spring 2004), published by the...

By Timothy J. Mordaunt

Exploring The Spiritual Dimension Of Conflict

The spiritual dimension of conflict is multifaceted. It involves stepping back from a situation and gaining a larger perspective. It...

By Eileen Barker

Views on Religion And Peacemaking

I posit that all competent persons, groups, tribes, and nations are in some way or form religious (they have faith...

By Ivan L. King
Congregational Conflict Resolution And The Use Of Scriptures author.

Congregational Conflict Resolution And The Use Of Scriptures

The Bible As The Guide On Conflict When you read the Bible from cover to cover, you will notice that...

By Lester L. Adams
Leading From Any Chair author.

Leading From Any Chair

From Of Seeds and Sowers, NAICR's distinguished newsletter that includes current programs, projects and tele-classes, as well as humor and...

By Barbara Ashley Phillips
Bringing A Spiritual Approach To  My Mediation Work author.

Bringing A Spiritual Approach To My Mediation Work

The silence in the room is disconcerting. Where, if anywhere, is this mediation headed? Earlier, the complainant had acknowledged the...

By Elisabeth Seaman

Mediation and Meditation (Part I)- Why Mediators Should Meditate

In an essay entitled “Mindfulness, Meditation and Mediation: Where the Transcendent Meets the Familiar,” Daniel Bowling explores how meditation can...

By Linda Lazarus

Storytelling in Mediation: The Hero’s Journey

Conflict stories comprise the heart and soul of mediation. Beneath their surface-level depictions of events, they reveal the underlying assumptions...

By Tom Stringer
New Discoveries In Heart Mind author.

New Discoveries In Heart Mind

From Of Seeds and Sowers, NAICR's distinguished newsletter that includes current programs, projects and tele-classes, as well as humor and...

By Barbara Ashley Phillips
The Energy of Conflict:  An Emerging Paradigm author.

The Energy of Conflict: An Emerging Paradigm

How do you see conflict? For most of us, we experience conflict as a heavy burden and an energy drain....

By Deborah Isenhour, Marilyn Shannon

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