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Conflict in the Workplace – Mediation Can Make Your Team More Efficient author.

Conflict in the Workplace – Mediation Can Make Your Team More Efficient

Conflict in the workplace is inevitable when people with different values and opinions come together. That is not always a...

By Naveed Khan
Preparing and Paying for QDROs in Divorce author.

Preparing and Paying for QDROs in Divorce

When an employer offers a 401(k) plan, along with that goes the long list of responsibilities and liability risks.  This...

By Mary Salisbury
Helicopter Conflict author.

Helicopter Conflict

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth.What do helicopters do best?  They hover.  There is a term for over zealous...

By Kathleen Kauth
High-Tech Dispute Resolution author.

High-Tech Dispute Resolution

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesJean R. Sternlight, Founding Director of the Saltman Center for Conflict...

By Beth Graham
Don’t Chalk My Tires, Or Why Mediation is Not Appropriate author.

Don’t Chalk My Tires, Or Why Mediation is Not Appropriate

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackIn May 2019, I posted a blog discussing the creativity of lawyers and “out of the...

By Phyllis Pollack
Suffering From Bipolar Disorder While Striving for Peace author.

Suffering From Bipolar Disorder While Striving for Peace

Bipolar disorder hasn’t been easy.  I’ve been hospitalized five times, lost important  relationships, and endured life interruptions due to the...

By Dan Berstein
How to Resolve a Dispute with Someone Who Doesn’t Know Your Language author.

How to Resolve a Dispute with Someone Who Doesn’t Know Your Language

As the international business environment is quickly expanding, companies are merging and are therefore helping create a global workplace setting....

By John Peterson
How Do You Define “Ethics?” author.

How Do You Define “Ethics?”

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackIn a recent post, I discussed a book I just finished reading, The Power of...

By Phyllis Pollack
Making Ethical Decisions author.

Making Ethical Decisions

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackA few weeks ago, I went into a bookstore to look around and possibly...

By Phyllis Pollack
Vulnerability for the WIN! author.

Vulnerability for the WIN!

By Lydia Ray's Guided Mediation,  www.guidedmediationllc.com/blog Do you have moments where you know if you changed your tune or listened...

By Lydia Ray
‘Understanding’ Mediator Gary Friedman on His Adventure in Politics author.

‘Understanding’ Mediator Gary Friedman on His Adventure in Politics

CPR Speaks BlogEarlier this month, Gary Friedman, co-founder of the Center for Understanding in Conflict, of Santa Rosa, Calif., conducted a...

By Mylene Chan
The Creative, Collaborative Use of Neutral Experts in Environmental Mediations author.

The Creative, Collaborative Use of Neutral Experts in Environmental Mediations

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleMost disputes in litigation involve a procedural phase for the preparation and exchange of expert...

By Lester Levy
The Role of Law in Legal Disputes author.

The Role of Law in Legal Disputes

IndisputablyLaw school teaches students that law is a seamless web of rules emanating from authorities like statutes and cases which...

By John Lande
3 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Adjust author.

3 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Adjust

As parents, we try to protect our kids from undue stress. But the reality is that life is inherently stressful....

By Jane McWilliams
Why Mediators Need to Stop and Think Hard about  Facilitating NDAs in Settlement Agreements author.

Why Mediators Need to Stop and Think Hard about Facilitating NDAs in Settlement Agreements

It’s been a long day of mediation. An agreement seems to be emerging, to the relief of the plaintiff whose...

By Julie Macfarlane
[PODCAST] JAMS Neutrals Discuss the Use of Mediation in Bankruptcy Cases author.

[PODCAST] JAMS Neutrals Discuss the Use of Mediation in Bankruptcy Cases

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn this podcast, JAMS neutrals Judge Joan Feeney and Judge Phillip Shefferly share their thoughts...

By Joan Feeney, Phillip Shefferly
Bring More Peace Into Your Life with Jeremy Pollack – Tip 22: Manage Your Emotions author.

Bring More Peace Into Your Life with Jeremy Pollack – Tip 22: Manage Your Emotions

This week’s conflict resolution tip is about the importance of managing your emotions. This is an extremely important topic to...

By Jeremy Pollack
Vividness Bias: Real or Illusory? author.

Vividness Bias: Real or Illusory?

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack On June 29, 2021, Harvard’s PONS posted a blog written by staff entitled,...

By Phyllis Pollack
Use This Tool to Talk About COVID19 author.

Use This Tool to Talk About COVID19

RiverHouse Press Blog by Ron KraybillWith COVID19 cases rocketing once again, old questions return.    We are all inescapably affected...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
Implicit Bias is Everywhere! author.

Implicit Bias is Everywhere!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack Recently, I discussed an empirical study conducted by University of Hawaii Professor Justin...

By Phyllis Pollack
New UK Report on Mandatory ADR author.

New UK Report on Mandatory ADR

IndisputablyThe UK Civil Justice Council recently issued a report determining that parties to a civil dispute can legally be compelled...

By Hiro Aragaki
Now More than Ever, Creativity is Needed in Divorces author.

Now More than Ever, Creativity is Needed in Divorces

From Roseann Vanella's Blog Here.We live in an uncertain world where things can change radically at the drop of a...

By Roseann Vanella
3 Strategies for Effective Co-Parenting author.

3 Strategies for Effective Co-Parenting

Detailed custody resource here: https://www.custodyxchange.com/topics/custody/advice/co-parenting.php Co-parenting is arguably the most important part of separating to get right. It can also...

By Ben Coltrin
Disruptions, Disputes, and Dialogue: What Just Happened? author.

Disruptions, Disputes, and Dialogue: What Just Happened?

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleWe are finally starting to see signs of economic recovery, with businesses reopening and emerging...

By Ranse Howell
Conflict Escalation author.

Conflict Escalation

  One thing that all humans can agree upon is that we make assumptions. Whether we like it or not...

By Heitor Rodrigues
Certainty Does Not Equate to Accuracy! author.

Certainty Does Not Equate to Accuracy!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackIn the past, I have discussed studies on the unreliability of witness identification of...

By Phyllis Pollack
For Family Cases Involving Reports of Intimate Partner Violence, Shuttle and Videoconference Mediation Are Safe, Effective and Preferred by Parents author.

For Family Cases Involving Reports of Intimate Partner Violence, Shuttle and Videoconference Mediation Are Safe, Effective and Preferred by Parents

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates, Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.In a randomized controlled trial of...

By Jennifer Shack
Charting a Middle Course for Court-Connected Mediation author.

Charting a Middle Course for Court-Connected Mediation

Indisputably The majority opinion in the Breslin case led me to write my piece, Courts Should Make Mediation Good Samaritans Not Frankensteins, which led the...

By John Lande
Do You Model Conflict Competence? author.

Do You Model Conflict Competence?

Conflict Management Coaching Blog by Cinnie Noble“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others; it is the...

By Cinnie Noble
Retaining Your Assets in Divorce author.

Retaining Your Assets in Divorce

Divorce Done Differently by Denise French After years of working with those going through divorce, we have found individuals with...

By Denise French, MAFF, CVA, CDFA, CRPC

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