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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
Conflict Tipping Podcast 27: Nonviolence and Unarmed Civilian Protection with Dr Louise Ridden author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast 27: Nonviolence and Unarmed Civilian Protection with Dr Louise Ridden

In the latest episode of the Conflict Tipping podcast from Mediate.com, meet Dr Louise Ridden, a specialist in nonviolence and...

By Laura May
The Rashomon Effect and Conflict author.

The Rashomon Effect and Conflict

What is the Rashomon Effect? And how can it help with Conflict? In my twenties, I got hooked on old...

By Lorraine Segal
5 Strategies for Resolving Conflicts Between Remote Team Members author.

5 Strategies for Resolving Conflicts Between Remote Team Members

The rise of remote work has brought employees and employers an unprecedented level of flexibility, but also many new challenges....

By Carmela DeNicola
What Our Inner Conflict Tells Us About How We Mediate author.

What Our Inner Conflict Tells Us About How We Mediate

Conflict analysis is often taught to be an outward-looking process.  In a mediation, the mediator attempts to objectively analyze a...

By Aaron Leakey, Nur Masoumzadeh
Mediating in the Eye of the Storm! author.

Mediating in the Eye of the Storm!

A bit tongue in cheek, I sometimes describe mediation as a kind of ‘free theatre’ where the mediator has a...

By Michael Jacobs
Conflict Tipping Podcast 26: Protecting People Over Tech Platforms with Anne Ikiara of Digital Action author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast 26: Protecting People Over Tech Platforms with Anne Ikiara of Digital Action

In this episode, Laura engages in a riveting conversation with Anne Ikiara, the Executive Director of the nonprofit Digital Action....

By Laura May
Trauma-Informed Care in Mediation author.

Trauma-Informed Care in Mediation

(This article was first published in the Oakland County Legal News on May 30 and June 27, 2023.) "The paradox...

By Laura Athens

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
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 20: Transforming cultures in and outside the workplace with David Liddle MBA author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 20: Transforming cultures in and outside the workplace with David Liddle MBA

In this episode, Laura speaks with David Liddle, founder and CEO of the TCM Group, about his career as a...

By Laura May
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
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
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
Better Reflecting Mediation to the World author.

Better Reflecting Mediation to the World

While mediators often assist in the creation of near miracles behind closed doors, our miraculous work and effective approaches are...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 19 – Reincorporating Combatants in Colombia with Dr. Solveig Richter and Laura Camila Barrios Sabogal author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 19 – Reincorporating Combatants in Colombia with Dr. Solveig Richter and Laura Camila Barrios Sabogal

In this episode, Host, Laura May, talks with guests, Dr. Solveig Richter and Laura Camila Barrios Sabogal about Colombia as...

By Laura May
Want to Build Peace? Understanding Trauma is Key author.

Want to Build Peace? Understanding Trauma is Key

Operating since 2007 with the mission to build local skills for peace and promote mediation worldwide, Mediators Beyond Borders International...

By Agnieszka Alboszta
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
The Connection Between Expanding Consciousness and Conflict Management author.

The Connection Between Expanding Consciousness and Conflict Management

I’d like to comment on a seven-day workshop I once attended in Westminster, Colorado. This experience is called “Ultimatum” and...

By Ralph Kilmann
The Dilemma of the Abrasive Leader in the Workplace… and the Solution author.

The Dilemma of the Abrasive Leader in the Workplace… and the Solution

It’s my job as a conflict advisor, mediator, and Boss Whisperer® coach to detect the disconnects within relationships that create...

By Mark Batson Baril
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
Mediator Mugs Breaking Out! author.

Mediator Mugs Breaking Out!

Progress in the mediation field is often a bit abstract, if not illusory.  Related, humor in mediation has historically often...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Great Reads Book Club – David Liddle (interviewed by Merry Brown) author.

Great Reads Book Club – David Liddle (interviewed by Merry Brown)

In this recording of the February 2023 Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club, David Little is interviewed by Merry Brown about...

By David Liddle, Merry Brown
What Happens Now? Succession Planning for Family Owned Businesses author.

What Happens Now? Succession Planning for Family Owned Businesses

“Won’t Someone Take Over for Me?” read a recent headline in the Business Section of The New York Times (01/05/2023). ...

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem
The Role of Mediation for Better Mental Health in Relationships author.

The Role of Mediation for Better Mental Health in Relationships

Did you know that loving, positive relationships go hand in hand with lower stress levels? Unfortunately, though, this means that...

By Sophie Bishop
Managing Our Own Expectations author.

Managing Our Own Expectations

During a mediation, one or more parties will often bring up the topic of managing expectations- usually in reference to...

By Phyllis Pollack
Great Reads Book Club – Dan Simon and Tara West (interviewed by Clare Fowler) author.

Great Reads Book Club – Dan Simon and Tara West (interviewed by Clare Fowler)

The January 2023 edition of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: "Self-Determination in Mediation: The Art and Science of Mirrors and...

By Dan Simon, Tara West, Clare Fowler
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
Pele’s Magic, Match and Mediation author.

Pele’s Magic, Match and Mediation

The 2022 World Cup pageant is being staged in Doha of Qatar, and all interests and attentions are riveted to...

By Mukti Rijal

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