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Kenneth Rasmussen

The Fault Lines of the Contemporary Political Divide - Part II

(3/15/19)Kenneth Rasmussen

This article by Ken Rasmussen and Milan Slama is the second part to discuss the current political divide.

Clare Fowler

Companies Need You!

(3/15/19)Clare Fowler

Workplace mediation disputes are increasing and changing. To be prepared for this growing field, mediators should look at what skills they will need.

Valerie Qian

Wanted: Diverse Divorce Practitioners. Why Diversity is Good for All of Us

(3/15/19)Valerie Qian

Couples from all backgrounds can benefit from help from diverse family law practitioners.

Tammy Lenski

Control Emotions Better by Labeling Them

(3/10/19)Tammy Lenski

When we want to control emotions better in the midst of a difficult conversation, we may try to ignore the unwelcome emotion or try the opposite, indulge it.

Beth Graham

Pew Charitable Trusts Calls for Standardization of US Court ODR Programs

(3/10/19)Beth Graham

The Pew Charitable Trusts (“Pew”) has reportedly issued a call for the establishment of a national body to standardize online dispute resolution (“ODR”) procedures in civil courts across the United States.

Jeffrey Krivis

The Place of Mediation: New Interview with Jeff Krivis

(3/09/19)Jeffrey Krivis

New interview with mediation leader and author Jeff Krivis by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Place of Mediation" video series.

Ten Things Government Should Do to Make Mediation Effective in India

(3/08/19)Nikhil Ransingh

As a young republic, India and Indians have stepped up to the challenge and have successfully come within sniffing distance of setting up all the essential and necessary infrastructure that one has accustomed to associate with a modern, economic superpower of the 21st century.

Saakshi Jain

Use of Mediation During Divorce Proceedings in India

(3/08/19)Saakshi Jain

In this blog post, Saakshi Jain, student, Amity University, Lucknow Campus writes about Mediation, a must and compulsory process in India. This post also covers the need, advantages, and disadvantages of mediation and its impact on Indian divorces.

Mediation Essentials – Case Study of Delhi High Court Rules

(3/08/19)Amartya Bag

What can you do if you think your case cannot be resolved by mediation?

Donald T. Saposnek

The Place of Mediation: New Interview with Don Saposnek

(3/07/19)Donald T. Saposnek

This is a new interview with Don Saposnek, long-time leader in the field of divorce mediation and best supporting the interests of children in divorce, by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Place of Mediation" video series.

Mediation As An Effective ADR Mechanism

(3/03/19)Anveksha Padhye

In this article, Anveksha Padhye does a critical analysis on whether mediation is an effective ADR mechanism or not.

Tim Hicks

Embodied Conflict - Chapter II. The Neural Encoding Function

(3/02/19)Tim Hicks

Embodied Conflict presents the neural encoding function in layman’s terms, outlining seven key characteristics and exploring their implications for communication, relationship, and conflict resolution.

Denise Evans

Kickboxing Provides a Lesson for Mediators

(3/02/19)Denise Evans

There are three aspects of being, which the martial arts aim to develop: Body, Mind, and Spirit. This article draws the parallels between these concepts in kickboxing and mediation.

Tim Hicks

Introduction to Embodied Conflict: the neural roots of conflict and communication

(3/01/19)Tim Hicks

Embodied Conflict presents the neural encoding function in layman’s terms, outlining seven key characteristics and exploring their implications for communication, relationship, and conflict resolution.

Steven Goldman

Building Blocks of Mediation, Communication, and Feedback

(3/01/19)Steven Goldman

As I reflect on my 20 years in the mediation field things always seem to point to a few common denominators of why I am sitting at the table attempting to help others facilitate a meaningful and productive discussion.

Alia Ismail

Appropriate Distance: A Reliable Path to Forgiveness

(3/01/19)Alia Ismail

There always are red flags that relationships are heading in the wrong direction.

Milan Slama

The Fault Lines of the Contemporary Ideological Divide - Part 1

(2/26/19)Milan Slama, Kenneth Rasmussen

This article discusses the ideological divide looking at conflict from both a mediator's (Part 1) and a therapist's perspective (Part 2).

Jill Tanz

Using Neuroscience to Understand Stress and Improve Mediation

(2/22/19)Jill Tanz

This article explores how neuroscience can help mediators understand the physiologic stress response, its impact on individuals involved in conflict, and how to structure mediation to minimize the negative impact of the stress response.

John Wade

Evaluative Mediation-- Elephants in the Room?

(2/22/19)John Wade

This article explores in relation to “evaluative” or “advice-giving” mediation, what are possible working descriptions, typologies, variations, expressions used, diagnosis and suitability, advantages and disadvantages, and common hurdles.

Leonard Edwards

Mediation in Child Protection Cases

(2/22/19)Leonard Edwards

This article illustrates the use of mediation in child protection (juvenile dependency) cases, a practice that has increased substantially in America’s juvenile courts over the past five years.

When the Truth about Santa Claus Causes Conflict

(2/21/19)Twila Hampton-Brown

Mediators should be very aware of how cultural differences may affect the belief systems of the people that participate in conflict resolution processes and how the conflicts they are involved in come about.

Kenneth Cloke

The Place of Mediation: New Interview with Ken Cloke

(2/19/19)Kenneth Cloke

New interview with mediation leader and author Ken Cloke by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Place of Mediation" video series.

Jim Melamed

2018 BBB Complaints Against Mediation.com

(2/19/19)Jim Melamed

This article reviews numerous 2018 Better Business Bureau (BBB) complaints brought against a different company: Mediation.com.

Paul Rajkowski

One Size Does Not Fit All - And the War Within

(2/15/19)Paul Rajkowski

In the mediation world we get trained and know that “neutral“ is the role for the mediator.

Armita Azad

Should Retired Judges Mediate?

(2/15/19)Armita Azad

Why use judges to mediate? This is a frequent question and an understandable one, given the relatively high cost of scarce judicial resources and the already heavy demands on judges' time.

Robyn Jacobsen

A Strong Foundation in Canadian Collaborative, Consensus Processes

(2/15/19)Robyn Jacobsen

Why is collaboration so important in today’s world?

John Lande

Becoming Ourselves

(2/15/19)John Lande

This article discusses how we can give ourselves permission to be in conflict and make mistakes on our way to becoming ourselves.

Peter Adler

The Place of Mediation: New Interview with Peter Adler

(2/14/19)Peter Adler

New interview with public policy mediation leader Peter Adler by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Place of Mediation" video series.

Kenneth Cloke

Ken Cloke Discusses Political Negotiation - Video

(2/12/19)Kenneth Cloke

Dispute Resolution leader Kenneth Cloke discusses how we can discuss politics to bring about change instead of division.

Bina Patel

Ombuds and Mediation

(2/11/19)Bina Patel

Today, the term ombudsman serves as a neutral representative. Its function is becoming a necessity in various industries including, healthcare, academia, private, public, and non-profit organizations.

Sharon Sutherland

Canadian Business: 5 Ways Co-Mediating Benefits Your Own Mediation Business

(2/10/19)Sharon Sutherland

Mentoring and co-mediating have been fundamental aspects of my mediation work since my first experiences in Toronto some 19 years ago.

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