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This Week in Mediation #911

December 8, 2021 - OUR 26TH YEAR!
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In This Issue:
How Mediators Can Solve Tough Problems in Mediation • Manage Your Storm Shift • What Kaizen and Sir David can Teach MeMdiators About the Green Pledge • Mediation News • Job Postings • Events Calendar • Blogs
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How Mediators Can Solve Tough Problems in Mediation
by John Lande
In a recent presentation to mediators in Michigan, I asked the audience to describe what was frustrating in their mediations.
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Manage Your Storm Shift
by Ronald S. Kraybill
Manage Your Storm Shift - or it will manage you. Does your behavior in conflict change sharply when you get upset?
What Kaizen and Sir David can Teach Mediators About the Green Pledge
by Rachael Bicknell
The “Mediators’ Green Pledge”, as it has become known, has been translated into 14 languages and has over 500 signatories from over 50 countries. The purpose of the Pledge is to promote more sustainable and environmentally friendly practices with the aim of reducing our carbon footprint and our impact on the environment and climate.

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  • DR Student Externship - NY
  • Guardian/Conservator - MN
  • EEO Officer - FL
  • Family Law Practice - TX
  • Team Leader - NY
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  • December 8-10 - ONLINE TX - Elder and Adult Family Mediation Training
  • December 10-12 - ONLINE OK - 24 Hr Civil, Commercial, and Employment Mediation Training
  • December 13-15 - ONLINE TX -30 Hour Advanced Civil/Advanced Family Mediation Training
  • December 14-16 - ONLINE - New Ways for Mediation Training: A Breakthrough Approach for High Conflict Mediation
  • December 17 - ONLINE - Intro to Online Mediation
  • December 19-January 23 - ONLINE NJ - 40-Hour Civil Mediation Training
  • December 20 - ONLINE TX - 10 Hour Basic Arbitration Training
  • December 21 - ONLINE TX - 10 Hour Advanced Arbitration Training
  • January 4 - ONLINE - Live Talk Tuesday
  • January 5-12 - ONLINE TX - Basic Mediation Training ZOOM LIVE and INTERACTIVE
  • January 12-21 - ONLINE TX -Basic Mediation 40 Hour Online Course
  • January 14-28 - ONLINE ON Canada - Family Arbitration Law & Skills (40 Hours)
  • January 17-20 - ONLINE TX - 40 Basic Mediation Training
  • January 21-30 - ONLINE TX - 40-hour Basic Mediation Training
  • January 24-26 - ONLINE TX - 30 Hour Advanced Civil/Advanced Family Mediation Training
  • January 28 - ONLINE - Arbitration Training ONLINE with ZOOM
  • January 29-February 13 - ONLINE CA - The Basics of Mediation
  • February 4 and 18 - ONLINE - The Art & Science of Online Mediation with Colin Rule and Clare Fowler
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