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This Week in Mediation #1032

April 17, 2024 – OUR 29TH YEAR!
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In This Issue:
Good Leaders Navigate Conflict Skillfully • What’s the Difference Between a Mediator and a Lawyer? • Making Money Mediating Podcast: Transforming Conferences into Marketing Goldmines • Mediator/Party Relationships: Creating The Foundation for a Successful Process • AAAi Podcast Episode #3: Clearbrief Founder & CEO Jacqueline Schafer • Mediation in the News • Job Postings • Events Calendar • Blogs

Good Leaders Navigate Conflict Skillfully
by Lorraine Segal
When I first began coaching managers, team leads, HR professionals and C Suite professionals, my focus was completely on helping them building skills to understand and navigate conflict and improve communication when things get tough. That is still an essential part of the work I do with clients, but I’ve realized over the years that I need to call what I do leadership coaching as well.

What’s the Difference Between a Mediator and a Lawyer?
By Joy Rosenthal
For startners, the mediator is non-coercive. Participating in mediation is voluntary – it takes two to tango. If one person cannot or will not participate for any reason, there is no mediation – and therefore, no role for the mediator. Read more!

Making Money Mediating Podcast: Transforming Conferences into Marketing Goldmines
with Susan Guthrie
In this episode of the Make Money Mediating podcast, host Susan Guthrie introduces guest Murphy Funkhouser, a business and brand strategist with over 20 years of experience and owner of BrandStage Consulting. They discuss the importance of effective branding and marketing for dispute resolution professionals and share tips on transforming conference appearances into marketing opportunities.


Mediate.com plays their hit, “Every Case is Now an Online Case,” at the ABA DR Conference

Mediator/Party Relationships: Creating The Foundation for a Successful Process
By Shel Stark
When mediators build a relationship with party decision-makers, gaining their trust and promoting their confidence in the mediator and her process, they create the foundation for a successful mediation process.

AAAi Podcast Episode #3: Clearbrief Founder & CEO Jacqueline Schafer
with Bridget McCormack and Zach Abramowitz
At Legalweek in New York, Bridget and Zach talk with ex-litigator and Clearbrief founder Jacqueline Schafer about how large language models are changing the game for legal tech.

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AFCC 61st Annual Conference, Coping with Transition: Individual, Family and Beyond, June 5-8, 2024 in Boston
Join AFCC in Boston for the 61st Annual Conference, Coping with Transition: Individual, Family and Beyond. The conference will examine how family law professionals assist families in a variety of transitions: from an intact family to one that lives in two homes; children’s transition between developmental stages; transitioning gender; or transitioning to new statutes, processes, and professional roles. Register and reserve your hotel today!

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