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Shovel 3: The Big One author.

Shovel 3: The Big One

In getting ready to continue digging up the return of Traditional Mediation, I read Rachel Gupta’s article on this site...

By Paul Rajkowski
20 Ways to Improve UNFCCC Meetings and Climate Change Negotiations author.

20 Ways to Improve UNFCCC Meetings and Climate Change Negotiations

In preparation for the next international meeting on climate change in Glasgow in November 2021, it is important to begin...

By Kenneth Cloke
Be Open like Oprah and Candid like Chrissy author.

Be Open like Oprah and Candid like Chrissy

IndisputablyLet me start off this post with a caveat–I promise that I had already decided on this as the subject...

By Andrea Schneider
H.E.R.E are the Steps You Need to Take to Have a Transformational, Conflict-Positive Conversation author.

H.E.R.E are the Steps You Need to Take to Have a Transformational, Conflict-Positive Conversation

By the time Lee visited HR to request a mediation, he was frustrated and mad. Despite many “feedback” meetings with...

By Dawn Bedlivy, Kim Faircloth
Beyond Civil Rights: The Case for Enforcement of Harassment Laws as a Means to Deter Racially Based Confrontations author.

Beyond Civil Rights: The Case for Enforcement of Harassment Laws as a Means to Deter Racially Based Confrontations

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAs a JAMS mediator, I believe that one of the best ways to assist parties...

By James Ware
Radical Collaboration author.

Radical Collaboration

The impact of technology tools and applications is very apparent in our lives. Siri finds us the closest Starbucks. Alexa...

By Larry Bridgesmith
Egalitarian Change – Our Roles and Responsibilites author.

Egalitarian Change – Our Roles and Responsibilites

Originally published in Just Resolutions by the Section of Dispute Resolution.“Never let a good crisis go to waste” – Alistair...

By Charles Crumpton
Collaboration is the Future author.

Collaboration is the Future

Lawyers love conflict. They thrive on it. If anyone can coexist with conflict, it’s a lawyer. At least that’s how...

By Larry Bridgesmith
Mediators, Time to Mend Our Nets author.

Mediators, Time to Mend Our Nets

Considering how strange this year has been, it was still an unusual day at work, last week – two zoom...

By Jonathan Rodrigues
Is My Bias Showing? author.

Is My Bias Showing?

In his recent book, Online Courts and The Future of Justice, author Richard Susskind posits,  “…litigants do not really want...

By Donald Cripe
The 2020 Elections, Mediation, and the Political Divide — What Next? author.

The 2020 Elections, Mediation, and the Political Divide — What Next?

“Our trust in the future has lost its innocence. We know now that anything can happen from one minute to...

By Kenneth Cloke
Special Education In a Pandemic: A Legal and Guideline Summary for Mediators and Conflict Resolution Practitioners author.

Special Education In a Pandemic: A Legal and Guideline Summary for Mediators and Conflict Resolution Practitioners

The current Pandemic has created a crucial need for Conflict Resolution Practitioners, particularly mediators, to resolve and defuse conflict surrounding...

By Heather Kennedy
The Importance of Flexibility, Creativity, and Being Prepared! author.

The Importance of Flexibility, Creativity, and Being Prepared!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackRecently, I conducted two mediations that revealed the importance of flexibility,  creativity and being...

By Phyllis Pollack
APFM, NAFCM, MBB & ACR Co-Sponsor National Mediation Policy Act! author.

APFM, NAFCM, MBB & ACR Co-Sponsor National Mediation Policy Act!

The Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM), National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM), Mediators Beyond Borders (MBB) and  Association for...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Why Mediation Is the Holy Grail for Health Care Disputes author.

Why Mediation Is the Holy Grail for Health Care Disputes

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAfter trying cases for most of my career and having served as a full-time neutral...

By David Zacks
Should a Mediator Make a Political Perspective Public? author.

Should a Mediator Make a Political Perspective Public?

Globally, as waves of nationalism and existentialism begin to unsettle democratic institutions, as ideologies driven by hatred conspire to digitally...

By A. J. Jawad, Jonathan Rodrigues
Top 10 Tips for Property Disputes author.

Top 10 Tips for Property Disputes

Conflict is inevitable in the best of times and the easiest of circumstances. Human beings interacting with other human beings...

By Sharon Woodhouse
Building Leadership in Companies Through Transformational Mediation author.

Building Leadership in Companies Through Transformational Mediation

President John F Kennedy was visiting NASA headquarters for the first time in 1961. As he walked along, he introduced...

By Laila Ollapally
A Transformative Mediator Intervening in a Commercial Would-Be Dispute author.

A Transformative Mediator Intervening in a Commercial Would-Be Dispute

Guest blogger, Carlo Mosca, is a commercial lawyer specializing in international business. He’s been practicing as a mediator, and a...

By Dan Simon
In Their Voices – Video with John Ford author.

In Their Voices – Video with John Ford

In this video series, Michael Lang interviews mediation practitioners about how to have a reflective instead of a reactionary practice. ...

By John Ford
‘Emotional Agility’ as a Workplace Mediator author.

‘Emotional Agility’ as a Workplace Mediator

Susan David, psychologist and author or the book ‘Emotional Agility’ states that organisations need to get comfortable with uncomfortable emotions...

By Catherine Gillespie
How Understanding Neuroscience Improves Mediation author.

How Understanding Neuroscience Improves Mediation

All mediators can gain a basic understanding of the crossover of neuroscience and dispute resolution, which can lead to new...

By Lucia Kanter St Amour
Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age – The Introduction author.

Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age – The Introduction

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Lela Love, Nadja Alexander, Michael Leathes
2nd Key-Data: Bring Objective Science to Mediation author.

2nd Key-Data: Bring Objective Science to Mediation

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Ava Abramowitz, Kenneth Webb
3rd Key-Education: Train Mediators to be Culture-wise, not Culture-blind author.

3rd Key-Education: Train Mediators to be Culture-wise, not Culture-blind

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Joanna Kalowski
Mediators Needed in this Time Which Tries Our Souls author.

Mediators Needed in this Time Which Tries Our Souls

I am calling upon all Professional Mediators to deploy as a powerful peacemaking force in our current national crisis.  We...

By David Kellem
Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: Asia author.

Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: Asia

Editor's Note:  In this article series, seven leading mediators and conflict resolution practitioners share their unique voices on three pressing...

By Hitoshi Suzuki
The Seven Keys Conclusion: Many Paths, One Way author.

The Seven Keys Conclusion: Many Paths, One Way

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Joanna Kalowski
Let Communities and Police Together Keep the Peace: Op-Ed author.

Let Communities and Police Together Keep the Peace: Op-Ed

Scores of cellphone videos, capturing police violence around the country, have revealed to millions the depth and breadth of systemic...

By NAFCM NAFCM
A Transformational Approach to Conflicts  Between Police, Demonstrators, and Communities of Color author.

A Transformational Approach to Conflicts Between Police, Demonstrators, and Communities of Color

Police everywhere receive extensive training in using rifles, pistols, tasers, and clubs.  How much training do they receive in non-violent...

By Kenneth Cloke

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