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Political Reconciliation made possible via Choreographed Dialogue

I had come up with an idea: what if I get Jane to agree to have us try a process...

By John Cabral
Managing our own Expectations author.
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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
How Can I Become More Comfortable with Conflict? author.
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How Can I Become More Comfortable with Conflict?

One of the most common questions friends and family often ask me is, "How do I become more comfortable with...

By Bob Bordone
ICODR Podcast Episode 15: Professor Orna Rabinovich-Einy of the Faculty of Law at the University of Haifa. author.
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ICODR Podcast Episode 15: Professor Orna Rabinovich-Einy of the Faculty of Law at the University of Haifa.

In this episode of the ICODR podcast, Ian interviews Professor Orna Rabinovich-Einy of the Faculty of Law at the University...

By Orna Rabinovich-Einy, Ian MacDuff
Political Behavior and Conflict Management author.
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Political Behavior and Conflict Management

Can the TKI Conflict Model (i.e., the five conflict modes along with the assertiveness, cooperativeness, distributive, integrative, and protective dimensions) shed some...

By Ralph Kilmann
Mediation May Hinge on a Clear Understanding of What’s on the Table author.
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Mediation May Hinge on a Clear Understanding of What’s on the Table

– and a Personal Story or Two Successful mediation isn’t always rooted in the confidential mediation statement, or the back...

By Charles Schneider
ODR in Aotearoa: What’s in a Name? author.
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ODR in Aotearoa: What’s in a Name?

As the regulator of the .nz domain name space in the information age, there is an expectation that the New...

By Keri Morris
Great Reads Book Club – Dan Simon and Tara West (interviewed by Clare Fowler) author.
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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
Revisiting a Parenting Plan in the New Year author.
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Revisiting a Parenting Plan in the New Year

A parenting plan is a living document. It should change as your family's needs change.  The new year is a...

By Zarira Love
A Life Mostly Lived – Mediator’s Memoir Haikus author.
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A Life Mostly Lived – Mediator’s Memoir Haikus

Please enjoy these haikus from Dan Dana's recent book A Life Mostly Lived, available on amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BKRT3ZXJ Discovering Workplace...

By Daniel Dana
Why Family Mediation is like Climbing a Mountain author.
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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
When Words Fail Us – Creating Safe Space for Empathetic Listening author.
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When Words Fail Us – Creating Safe Space for Empathetic Listening

The call came in at 2:05 a.m. The 911 operator who took the call was a veteran of many years....

By Mordechai Rhine
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 15: Brianna Hernandez, Ph.D. Candidate in International Relations author.
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Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 15: Brianna Hernandez, Ph.D. Candidate in International Relations

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Real Practice Systems Project Series author.
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Real Practice Systems Project Series

This post collects and summarizes the posts in the Real Practice Systems Project series.  I began by focusing on mediation...

By John Lande
The Difference Between Accommodating and Avoiding author.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
Pele’s Magic, Match and Mediation author.
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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
A Litigator’s Guide to Mediation Advocacy author.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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

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