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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
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
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
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.
Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Masterclass with Colin Rule in Jan/Feb – Last Week to Register! author.

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Masterclass with Colin Rule in Jan/Feb – Last Week to Register!

Join "the Godfather of ODR," Colin Rule, for a dynamic six week intensive course that covers the both the basics...

By Colin Rule
Mediate.com Membership & Services author.

Mediate.com Membership & Services

There are 3 Membership Options at Mediate.com: Basic, Premium and Featured Membership. Please review the information below and let us...

By Colin Rule
Negotiation and Hamilton author.

Negotiation and Hamilton

Harvard Law Fellow Reacts to Hamilton // What negotiation lessons can we take away from the musical Hamilton? Watch as...

By Bob Bordone
Inside the Mediation Room: Guest Chip Rose author.

Inside the Mediation Room: Guest Chip Rose

In this episode of Michael and Karen Aurit's video podcast "Inside The Mediation Room," their guest is Chip Rose, a...

By Chip Rose, Michael Aurit, Karen Aurit
Negotiation and Mediation Communication Gambits for Breaking Impasse & more… author.

Negotiation and Mediation Communication Gambits for Breaking Impasse & more…

A sample of over 3,000 phrases for negotiators, mediators, and judges, on more than 400 topics in the book from...

By John Barkai
Self-determination versus Protection: A False Choice? author.

Self-determination versus Protection: A False Choice?

“Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety” - Ben...

By Tara West
Speak or Not to Speak author.

Speak or Not to Speak

In the plenary session of a mediation, when you have your first opportunity to directly address your opponent’s decision-maker, should...

By Christopher Kriesen
Learning Conflict Management Methods Direct From Their Creator author.

Learning Conflict Management Methods Direct From Their Creator

Ever since mid-March 2020, when the first U.S. lockdowns took effect as the coronavirus began ravaging the globe, the shift...

By Ralph Kilmann
Logic, Emotions and Values: 40 Years of Negotiation Style and Decision Theory author.

Logic, Emotions and Values: 40 Years of Negotiation Style and Decision Theory

Much has been written about negotiation style and decision theory in the last 40 years. Getting to Yes was a sensation in...

By Faith Ireland
Mediate.com’s Mental Health and Mediation Conference is Now Online! author.

Mediate.com’s Mental Health and Mediation Conference is Now Online!

The listservs and chat rooms have been abuzz this week -- everyone's talking about the conference! We had 39 leading...

By Clare Fowler
New Mediate.com Membership Badges Are Now Available author.

New Mediate.com Membership Badges Are Now Available

New Mediate.com Badges are now available for both your Mediate.com Directory Listing and for your personal website. There are two...

By Colin Rule
Deception or B.S.? author.

Deception or B.S.?

The Harvard Program on Negotiation (PON)  blog posted an article about deception in negotiations.  Entitled, “Ethics In Negotiation: How tthe...

By Phyllis Pollack
Mediate.com’s Mediation and Mental Health Conference September 28-30 author.

Mediate.com’s Mediation and Mental Health Conference September 28-30

REGISTER NOW Mediate.com is excited to announce our Mediation and Mental Health Conference, September 28-30, 2022! See the Conference Agenda! This...

By Clare Fowler
Conflict Management and ‘The Big Picture’ author.

Conflict Management and ‘The Big Picture’

Here is a far-reaching question: What causes conflict? In particular, does conflict largely stem from differences within and between people?...

By Ralph Kilmann
Bob’s Great Negotiators: Roger Fisher author.

Bob’s Great Negotiators: Roger Fisher

Bob Bordone, in his new segment on YouTube, lists out his 'Great Negotiators'. The great negotiator, the late Roger Fisher,...

By Bob Bordone, Roger Fisher
It’s All a Matter of Style! author.

It’s All a Matter of Style!

Even though my students are training to become mediators, I raise the important issue of negotiation style with them; after...

By Phyllis Pollack
More Than Ever, Leaders Need Soft Skills author.

More Than Ever, Leaders Need Soft Skills

Hiring leaders used to mean identifying their areas of technical expertise, looking at the positions they had held, and evaluating...

By Maria Simpson
Michael Lang and Susanne Terry Establish The Reflective Practice Institute author.

Michael Lang and Susanne Terry Establish The Reflective Practice Institute

Michael Lang and Susanne Terry have established The Reflective Practice Institute – See: www.reflectivepracticeinstitute.com. Reflective practice, as a process for learning...

By Michael Lang, Susanne Terry
Mediate.com Offers New Family Dispute Resolution Training! author.

Mediate.com Offers New Family Dispute Resolution Training!

Mediate.com has launched a revolutionary family & divorce mediation training.  This article discusses the factors that led to the making...

By Clare Fowler
“Inside the Mediation Room” with Michael and Karen Aurit author.

“Inside the Mediation Room” with Michael and Karen Aurit

Mediate.com and The National Mediation Training Institute are excited to present a new monthly live podcast: "Inside the Mediation Room”...

By Michael Aurit, Karen Aurit
Changing Hearts, Minds, and Behavior around Conflict author.

Changing Hearts, Minds, and Behavior around Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine Segal Before I start teaching a course or workshop about conflict management, I always tell...

By Lorraine Segal
Shovel 6 – The Real Role Play author.

Shovel 6 – The Real Role Play

Well, I was ready to bring my shovel for the next dig, but when I looked down I realized my...

By Paul Rajkowski
Mediate.com Adopts Online Mediation Practice and Ethical Standards author.

Mediate.com Adopts Online Mediation Practice and Ethical Standards

One of the Primary Recommendations of the Mediate.com Task Force on Online Mediation is to update mediation practice and ethical...

By James Melamed, J.D., Colin Rule
Paths Forward for Online Mediation: Final Report of Online Mediation Task Force – Introduction author.

Paths Forward for Online Mediation: Final Report of Online Mediation Task Force – Introduction

READ THE ENTIRE FINAL REPORT Introduction “Welcome to the online mediation revolution”  Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Task Force Chair What follows...

By James Melamed, J.D., Forrest (Woody) Mosten

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