Category: Community

Ray Shonholtz: The Passing of a Community Mediation Visionary author.

Ray Shonholtz: The Passing of a Community Mediation Visionary

Also see Mediate.com MemorialsIt is with great sadness that we announce the loss of our friend and colleague Raymond Shonholtz....

By Justin Corbett
Towards Crowdsourced Online Dispute Resolution, Part 3 author.

Towards Crowdsourced Online Dispute Resolution, Part 3

(Click here to read Part 1 and Part 2 of this 3-Part Series) 4.4.3 Stages of CODR Procedure A CODR...

By Daniel Dimov, Jaap Van den Herik
Divorce (In Itself) Does Not Pose Risk For Children author.

Divorce (In Itself) Does Not Pose Risk For Children

“It is not divorce in itself that can lead to problems in children. It is the divorce linked to interparental...

By Andra Brosh
Mediator Excellence and Self-Awareness author.

Mediator Excellence and Self-Awareness

For decades, the State of Maryland and the Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office (MACRO) have been offering programs and...

By Louise Phipps Senft
Why Sucking Up at Work Isn’t a Bad Thing author.

Why Sucking Up at Work Isn’t a Bad Thing

Conflicts of Interest Blog by Vivian Scott Brownnoser, suck up, and backslapper are just a few of the monikers folks...

By Vivian Scott
When a Bully Refuses to Dance! author.

When a Bully Refuses to Dance!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack Recently, I posted blogs on the necessity of “dancing” and on “difficult people”....

By Phyllis Pollack
Effective, Respectful, Communication—Lessons from Occupy Santa Rosa author.

Effective, Respectful, Communication—Lessons from Occupy Santa Rosa

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine Segal Consensus building, like other valuable parts of negotiation and conflict resolution, is often messy...

By Lorraine Segal
Deciphering Life via Game Theory author.

Deciphering Life via Game Theory

In its latest Technology Quarterly section, The Economist published an article entitled “Game Theory In Practice” (September 3, 2011) in...

By Phyllis Pollack
Taking the “Me” Out of Mediation author.

Taking the “Me” Out of Mediation

As mediators, whether we practice the evaluative, transformative, or facilitative type of mediation we must remember to remove “Me” from...

By Delores Manwar
Don’t Shoot author.

Don’t Shoot

Last week I heard David Kennedy (author of the new book Don't Shoot) and LA Police Chief Charlie Beck talk...

By Joe Markowitz
Mediate.com: A Reality Check author.

Mediate.com: A Reality Check

You are about to read an atypical article/testimony honoring two October celebrations.   In truth, both are dedicated to raising awareness,...

By Steffi Berkowitz
Tips for Talking to the Media about Collaborative Practice author.

Tips for Talking to the Media about Collaborative Practice

You have been trained in collaborative practice, you know it can benefit clients and their families and you want to...

By Elizabeth Ferris
A Community that Binds is a Community Alive author.

A Community that Binds is a Community Alive

What does the word community mean to you? There are many definitions out there…some of them referring to geographical location,...

By Jason Dykstra
How Arbitrators Think? author.

How Arbitrators Think?

Business Conflict Blog by Peter Phillips Here’s a great title for a panel at the ABA Annual Meeting in Toronto:...

By F. Peter Phillips
Mediation in Caribbean Justice author.

Mediation in Caribbean Justice

The use of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Caribbean is as yet in a fledgling state and there is little...

By Abiola Inniss
AudioBlog: Business Marketing for Mediators author.

AudioBlog: Business Marketing for Mediators

This is an audioblog entitled Business Marketing for Mediators with Susan Diehl. During the Webinar we will: Highlight the important...

By Jeff Thompson
The Future of Community Mediation author.

The Future of Community Mediation

ADR professionals, our future, in my opinion, depends on how proficient we are in clearly defining and precisely getting the...

By Delores Manwar
The One (Mediation) That Didn’t Get Away author.

The One (Mediation) That Didn’t Get Away

Most of the mediations I’ve conducted over the years are a blur. The faces, names, and resolution details all blend...

By Vivian Scott
Nine Ways for Counsel to Prepare for Mediation author.

Nine Ways for Counsel to Prepare for Mediation

Once the mediator and a date for mediation have been selected, the question then is how best to prepare for...

By Daniel Ben-Zvi
Tale of the Maligned Wolf author.

Tale of the Maligned Wolf

From the Conflict Zen blog of Tammy Lenski.Things are often not what they seem in conflict. We tend to confuse...

By Tammy Lenski
A Biased Mediation author.

A Biased Mediation

If you’ve heard about mediators you have probably been told that they do not have biases. According to Dictionary.com a...

By Jason Dykstra
Duke v. Wal-Mart at Forbes Woman: Implicit Gender Bias and Social Science Evidence author.

Duke v. Wal-Mart at Forbes Woman: Implicit Gender Bias and Social Science Evidence

For Supreme Court watchers, here's my article on Duke v. Wal-Mart over at the She Negotiates ForbesWoman blog, Wal-Mart Discrimination...

By Victoria Pynchon
States Continue Use of Mediation for Consumer Restitution author.

States Continue Use of Mediation for Consumer Restitution

An increasing number of states are now using forms of mediation for purposes of processing consumer restitution requests and complaints....

By Keith Seat
What Political Leaders Can Learn From Mediators About Civil Discourse author.

What Political Leaders Can Learn From Mediators About Civil Discourse

Another news day. Another day of partisan wrangling that equates to tribalism. News reports of the Republican effort in the...

By Merri L. Hanson
Facebook Posts, Losing Your Job, Your Privacy, And Your Dignity author.

Facebook Posts, Losing Your Job, Your Privacy, And Your Dignity

From the Mediation Matters Blog of Steve Mehta.Recently I gave a lecture about social media and suggested that people need...

By Steve Mehta
Interview with Albie Davis – Views from the Eye of the Storm author.

Interview with Albie Davis – Views from the Eye of the Storm

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Albie Davis, a pioneering community mediation leader, filmed as part of...

By Albie Davis
Peacemakers author.

Peacemakers

From the Blog of Phyllis G. Pollack. Each year, the Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA) presents its Cloke-Millen Award also...

By Phyllis Pollack
Why NAFCM Has Endorsed Mediate.com’s Caseload Manager author.

Why NAFCM Has Endorsed Mediate.com’s Caseload Manager

**Author’s Warning: This article is lengthy, over 1,600 words total. It’s intended to thoroughly outline NAFCM’s rationale in supporting Mediate.com’s...

By Justin Corbett
NAFCM and Mediate.com Announce Agreement to Bring Community Mediation Programs to the Forefront of Online Case Administration and Communication author.

NAFCM and Mediate.com Announce Agreement to Bring Community Mediation Programs to the Forefront of Online Case Administration and Communication

PRESS RELEASE: August 24, 2010 Eugene, OR USA Mesa, AZ USA NAFCM and Mediate.com Announce Agreement to Bring Community Mediation...

By Managing Editor
Singer, Linda: Difficulty of Advertising – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Difficulty of Advertising – Video

Linda Singer shares her thoughts on why mediation is not as popular a service and field as it should be:...

By Linda Singer

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