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Bob Wright

Self-Determination in Mediation

(5/13/22)Bob Wright

Allowing parties to make their own choices and come to their own decisions regarding the outcome of a dispute is a fundamental tenet of court-annexed mediation.

Colin Rule

Mediate.com Announces Launch of New Online Dispute Resolution Platform: ODR.com

(5/09/22)Colin Rule, Jim Melamed, Clare Fowler

This new platform combines the functionality of CaseloadManager.com and CREKODR.com, creating the most powerful ODR system in the world!

Ralph Kilmann

The Avoiding Culture in Organizations

(5/09/22)Ralph Kilmann

Many organizations seem to have a strong avoiding culture, which can best be investigated with a specific change in TKI instructions.

Lucas Smart

Empathy In Toxic Partisan Pandemic-Based Conflicts: How Organizational Strategy Can Help Us Do Better

(5/09/22)Lucas Smart

This article examines what the COVID impact has been on our culture--what can we learn from this to prevent conflict going forward?

Susan K. Boardman

Marital Mediation: Where Are We Going?

(5/09/22)Susan K. Boardman

This article addresses the need for further study to help more clearly delineate the process of Marital Mediation from Marital Therapy, and perhaps help MM become more widely known as a legitimate process and therefore utilized as a first attempt at healing the relationship.

Greg Rooney

The Art of the Simple in Mediation

(4/28/22)Greg Rooney

I have no idea what I will do when I go to mediate a matter. After 30 years of practice the only thing I know is that the parties are stuck and if they have lawyers, the lawyers are stuck.

Kenneth Cloke

The War in Ukraine: Lessons for Mediators

(4/28/22)Kenneth Cloke

Every defeat in every war is a tragedy, not merely for the nations, factions, and citizens of countries who have died or been conquered, but for each and all of us everywhere – and not just abstractly, but as very real, very personal losses.

Jacob Ward

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club: Jacob Ward Interviewed by Amy Schmitz

(4/26/22)Jacob Ward, Amy Schmitz

Recording of the eleventh episode of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: Jacob Ward talks about his book "The Loop: How Technology is Creating a World Without Choices and How to Fight Back," hosted by Prof. Amy Schmitz.

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Mediate University Course Bundles

(4/26/22)Mediate.com

Here are Mediate University's Course "Bundles" to help you best and most affordably accomplish mediation basic and advanced training online.

Lucia Kanter St. Amour

Mediate.com Podcast 18: How Emotions, Behavioral Economics & Neuroscience Factor into Decision Making in Mediation

(4/26/22)Lucia Kanter St. Amour, Veronica Cravener

The Mediate.com Podcast, hosted by mediator Veronica Cravener, covers everything in the world of mediation. Episode 18 features Lucia Kanter St. Amour--attorney, author, international negotiation lecturer & mediator, who provides a basic overview of behavioral science principles relevant to mediators and provides takeaways for how mediators can help keep parties on a productive path in mediation.

Robert Bergman

History of Decision Making and Application to Dispute Resolution

(4/25/22)Robert Bergman

Decision-making is an integral part of conflict resolution. Any decisions taken at any level during the resolution process must consider all the conflicting needs of the individuals who are in conflict.

Chris Poole

How JAMS Is Striving to Make Its Workplace Greener

(4/22/22)Chris Poole

This article discusses dispute resolution people, planet, and profits.

Jeff Trueman

Managing Multi-Party Construction Disputes

(4/18/22)Jeff Trueman, Patrick Coughlan

Co-mediation works well in large-scale construction disputes because it exchanges information among participants more efficiently and expands capacity to solve problems.

Lydia Vanderkaay

A Mediator's Reaction to the Invasion of Ukraine

(4/17/22)Carlo Mosca

The recent events in Ukraine made me think about mediation in high-level conflicts, and ask myself whether I could maintain equidistance in a case of armed conflict.

Jeremy Pollack

How to Resolve Conflict Between Manager and Employee

(4/17/22)Jeremy Pollack

Figuring out how to resolve conflict between manager and employee sometimes requires on-the-job training. In other words, you might not know what to do until the stress is high and someone needs to intervene.

Debra Dupree

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 17: Workplace Mediation: It’s all in the Preparation

(4/11/22)Debra Dupree, Veronica Cravener

The Mediate.com Podcast, hosted by mediator Veronica Cravener, covers everything in the world of mediation. Episode 17 features Dr. Debra Dupree and focuses on the importance of preparation. Preparation is key when it comes to all mediation, but especially workplace mediation.

Jim Melamed

Paths Forward for Online Mediation: Final Report of Online Mediation Training Task Force - Introduction

(4/11/22)Jim Melamed, Forrest (Woody) Mosten

Now that online mediation, and online mediation training, have so substantially impacted (if not taken over) the mediation field, Mediate.com again here offers our Online Mediation Task Force's Final Report and Recommendations.

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The Complete Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation's Golden Age

(4/10/22)Mediate.com

This seminal compilation of "Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation's Golden Age" is now available for FREE! This is a work by 40 authors from around the world brought together for Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference.

Colin Rule

Bringing Decision Science into Online Dispute Resolution: The NextLevelMediation Platform

(4/06/22)Colin Rule

One of the biggest challenges we face as dispute resolvers is helping our parties understand the choices they face in a given dispute, and the direct impact of each choice on the possible resolutions they can achieve.

Cheryl Cutrona

Building a Mediation Practice: 20 Strategies for Success

(4/06/22)Cheryl Cutrona

Mediators who want to build a successful private practice need to follow the same steps as anyone starting a new business. Marketing is difficult and time consuming.

Kamela Love

Why are You and Your Sibling Fighting Over Your Parent's House?

(4/04/22)Kamela Love

Your sibling is arguing with you everywhere you turn, demanding things be done a certain way, the way she/he wants. Sound familiar?

Joy Rosenthal

Did Will Smith Have an Amygdala Hijack?

(4/04/22)Joy Rosenthal

That is what psychologist Daniel Goleman has described as the fight or flight response.

Jacqueline Font-Guzmán

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club - Bernard Mayer & Jacqueline Font-Guzman, interviewed by Michelle LeBaron

(3/31/22)Jacqueline Font-Guzmán, Michelle LeBaron, Bernard Mayer

Recording of the tenth episode of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: Bernard S. Mayer and Jacqueline Font-Guzman talking about their book "The Neutrality Trap: Disrupting and Connecting for Social Change," hosted by Michelle LeBaron.

Bill Eddy

Inside the Mediation Room with Michael and Karen Aurit - Guest Bill Eddy

(3/31/22)Bill Eddy, Karen Aurit, Michael Aurit

This is the second episode of Michael and Karen Aurit's video podcast "Inside The Mediation Room," devoted to hearing stories and insights from some of the world's most experienced mediators and dispute resolvers. In this episode their guest is Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq., who developed the high conflict personality theory to explain the driving forces behind people who present the most challenging behaviors.

Tatyana Bilyk

Saving Myself by Saving Others

(3/31/22)Tatyana Bilyk

Today is the 35th day of the war in our country, the 35th day of opposition to Russian aggression and the struggle for our freedom and independence. We are fighting for our Ukraine, we want to live in our own country.

Peter Singer

Smith. Rock. Slap. Play safe, in conflict.

(3/29/22)Peter Singer

As a professional, you’ve likely experienced workplace interactions, team meetings, broader organisation information sessions or even fun celebrations in which a delicate turning point in an interaction unexpectedly surfaces.

Clare Fowler

Mediating the Oscars

(3/28/22)Clare Fowler

Now, imagine if a mediator were there, having each side share interests, empowering each other, and reaching a place of understanding. Because so often there is not a clear right or wrong, simply an opportunity.

Sherry Ann Bruckner

Will Smith: For the Love of Your Spouse

(3/28/22)Sherry Ann Bruckner

What do you say when you feel someone disrespects your spouse?

Yvette Durazo

Conflict Intelligence (Conflict-IQ™): A Tool for Assessing Your Conflict Resolution Skills

(3/26/22)Yvette Durazo

Conflict Resolution is more than a soft skill – it is a deliberate and conscious effort that encompasses a bit of understanding about psychology, humanity, anthropology, and sociology.

Bruce Ally

Can Lawyers Proficiently Mediate?

(3/24/22)Bruce Ally

While it is true that lawyers are eminently trained in the art of negotiating by virtue of the rigors of their profession, arguably some have suggested that these skill sets and the competence achieved provide them with a sound basis to act as mediators.

Mary Salisbury

LGBTQ Marriage, Divorce, and the Benefits of Mediation

(3/24/22)Mary Salisbury

Even though the Supreme Court ruling was a significant legal step for LGBTQ couples, the date of marriage may still not be legally clear and thousands and thousands in legal fees could be spent only to find there is no definitive legal answer.

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