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Conflict Tipping Podcast 30: Ubuntu in Practice with Bryony Vince author.
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Conflict Tipping Podcast 30: Ubuntu in Practice with Bryony Vince

Exploring Indigenous Approaches to Peace-building: The Idea of Ubuntu In this episode of the Conflict Tipping podcast, host Laura May...

By Laura May
Mediate.com Podcast 40: Better Conversations in Scotland with John Sturrock KC author.
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Mediate.com Podcast 40: Better Conversations in Scotland with John Sturrock KC

In this episode, Veronica speaks with John Sturrock KC, founder and senior mediator at Core Solutions.  Listen to this episode to...

By John Sturrock, Veronica Cravener
Do Existing Laws Apply to AI author.
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Do Existing Laws Apply to AI

Incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) in business is becoming more widespread globally. A survey of Global 500 companies found that leaders choosing to...

By Robert Bergman
The Influence of Fragrances and Colors on Dispute Resolution author.
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The Influence of Fragrances and Colors on Dispute Resolution

Introduction The study titled "The Influence of Fragrances and Colors on Dispute Resolution: A Study on Sensory Stimuli and Signal...

By Sangam Mathuria
Silkyara Tunnel Impasse – Dig Deep for an Out-of-the-Box Breakthrough author.
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Silkyara Tunnel Impasse – Dig Deep for an Out-of-the-Box Breakthrough

Impasse, an opportunity and bane to find the right keys to unlock the deadlocks. When a situation seems hopeless, hope...

By Pusshp Gupta
Elevating Your Dispute Resolution Practice: 14 Ways to Stand Out in a Competitive Field author.
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Elevating Your Dispute Resolution Practice: 14 Ways to Stand Out in a Competitive Field

In the ever-evolving world of dispute resolution, setting yourself apart from the competition is crucial for success. As a professional...

By Susan Guthrie
Naïve Realism? or Surrounded by Idiots? author.
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Naïve Realism? or Surrounded by Idiots?

In social psychology, there is a cognitive bias known as “naïve realism” which “is the human tendency to believe that...

By Phyllis Pollack
50 Possible Questions to Open Israeli-Palestinian Dialogues author.
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50 Possible Questions to Open Israeli-Palestinian Dialogues

Many political conflicts are taking place on campuses and in communities today over the war in Gaza between Israeli and...

By Kenneth Cloke
New Year – New Beginnings for Mediation in England and Wales? author.
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New Year – New Beginnings for Mediation in England and Wales?

As many will know, in England and Wales (E&W) since 2015 we have been digitising our Civil, Family, and Tribunal...

By Tony Guise
Practitioners Tell Why Real Practice System Checklists are so Useful author.
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Practitioners Tell Why Real Practice System Checklists are so Useful

Nature and Benefits of the Real Practice System Checklists The Real Practice System Menu of Mediation Checklists received many rave reviews.  People...

By John Lande
Ken Cloke’s Latest – and Last – Book: His Magnum Opus? author.
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Ken Cloke’s Latest – and Last – Book: His Magnum Opus?

Book link here. I will not be alone in describing Ken Cloke as one of the most influential figures in...

By John Sturrock, Kenneth Cloke
Outsourced Ombuds (video) author.
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Outsourced Ombuds (video)

with Geetha Ravindra, Vice President for Ombuds Services, The McCammon Group. From The Mediate.com Ombuds Forum Serieswww.mediate.com/OmbudsForum https://vimeo.com/mediatecom/outsourcedombuds

By Clare Fowler
The Israel/Gaza War Tests a Mediator’s Impartiality author.
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The Israel/Gaza War Tests a Mediator’s Impartiality

Mediators are trained to be impartial but they’re not trained to be neutral.  When you’re neutral, the things at stake...

By John Cabral
Make Money Mediating Podcast #421: Drafting Truly Effective Social Media Posts for Your Business author.
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Make Money Mediating Podcast #421: Drafting Truly Effective Social Media Posts for Your Business

Welcome to Make Money Mediating, the podcast that helps you turn your passion for mediation into a profitable business. In...

By Susan Guthrie
In Memoriam: Robert “Bob” Berlin (video) author.
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In Memoriam: Robert “Bob” Berlin (video)

Robert Allen "Bob" Berlin, passed away on November 22, 2023, at the age of 84 in Macon, Georgia. Born to...

By Bob Berlin, James Melamed, J.D.
Pioneering a Transformative Approach to Dispute Resolution at the American Arbitration Association author.
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Pioneering a Transformative Approach to Dispute Resolution at the American Arbitration Association

At the heart of the American Arbitration Association (AAA®) lies a vibrant culture of innovation and a forward-looking approach to...

By Kendal Enz
Expert Forms for Mediators author.
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Expert Forms for Mediators

Expert mediators Bob Berlin and Carolyn L. Raines have generously shared their full packet of expert mediation forms for anyone...

By Bob Berlin, Carolyn Raines
The First Question author.
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The First Question

 The first mediation meeting primarily revolves around getting to know your clients, and the clients getting to know you. It...

By Laurie Israel
RSI Report Examines N.H. Eviction Mediation Program: Agreement Numbers Hold, but More Tenants Move Out After Rental Support Ends author.
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RSI Report Examines N.H. Eviction Mediation Program: Agreement Numbers Hold, but More Tenants Move Out After Rental Support Ends

RSI recently completed an evaluation of New Hampshire’s statewide Eviction Diversion program. Begun in 2021, this voluntary program provides landlords and residential...

By Jasmine Henry
ChatGPT: Enhancing Mediation Skills Independently, Anytime author.
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ChatGPT: Enhancing Mediation Skills Independently, Anytime

In recent months, I have made a remarkable discovery. Mediators can now independently practice and enhance their skills at any...

By Giuseppe Leone
Will AI Replace Mediators? author.
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Will AI Replace Mediators?

This issue, which currently preoccupies people, goes back a long way. The evolution of technology, which has been ongoing for...

By Robert Bergman
A Mediator’s Take on AI, Humanity, and Tom Petty author.
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A Mediator’s Take on AI, Humanity, and Tom Petty

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a hot topic right now and will likely continue to be for some time. Many industries...

By Amy Robertson
Free Speech on Campus: What Colleges and Universities Can Do author.
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Free Speech on Campus: What Colleges and Universities Can Do

"Oski Dolls, Pompom Girls,  U.C. all the way! Oh, what fun it is to have Your mind reduced to clay!...

By Kenneth Cloke
Getting Started in Mediation author.
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Getting Started in Mediation

Author's Note:  During the times of Covid-19, it is difficult to focus on anything but day-to-day concerns. The author wishes...

By Gregg Relyea
Neutrality Trap: The Danger of Staying Silent author.
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Neutrality Trap: The Danger of Staying Silent

In its commitment to serving as an institution dedicated to preventing, de-escalating, managing, resolving, and transforming conflicts into opportunities for...

By Papito Francis Ojok
Want Your Court Communications to Be Accessible? RSI Focus Groups Offer Insights author.
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Want Your Court Communications to Be Accessible? RSI Focus Groups Offer Insights

RSI’s research has shown that self-represented parties in small claims cases often don’t understand what online dispute resolution (ODR) is...

By Rachel Feinstein
The Volatility of Child Custody Cases Highlights the Importance of Mediation author.
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The Volatility of Child Custody Cases Highlights the Importance of Mediation

Tragic stories about child custody disputes are frequently in the news cycle. Whether it's parental kidnapping or even more extreme...

By Zarira Love
A Journey Through Conversational Storms author.
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A Journey Through Conversational Storms

I think I'm right, and they think they're right. It's a classic clash of realities. Have you ever found yourself...

By Sarabjeet Wadhwa
Facilitated Dialogue Model: A Rebel in ADR? author.
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Facilitated Dialogue Model: A Rebel in ADR?

Introduction “In the midst of chaos there is also opportunity” -  Sun Tzu (The Art of War) “[Mediator secrets]…enables parties...

By Shaaron Jones-Crawford, Harold Tan, David Stinson
Who Determines Your Self-Worth? author.
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Who Determines Your Self-Worth?

Recently, I’ve been having more discussions on the core topic of self-worth: Am I a good or bad person? Am...

By Ralph Kilmann

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