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Zoom Fatigue Uncovers Mediators’ Secret Weapon author.

Zoom Fatigue Uncovers Mediators’ Secret Weapon

FLASHBACK July, 2019: I sit in my car, waiting another ten minutes before going in to mediate. I sip my...

By Clare Fowler
When Three Becomes a Crowd author.

When Three Becomes a Crowd

How dispute resolution can help when the courts can’t There appears to be a gradual change from so-called “vanilla” relationships...

By Keri Morris
Concerns and Optimism for Future author.

Concerns and Optimism for Future

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference at www.mediate.com/Mediation2020. Access all Frank Sander videos here. Frank...

By Frank Sander
Survey results: What Do Wisconsin Judges Think About Mediating Cases? author.

Survey results: What Do Wisconsin Judges Think About Mediating Cases?

To increase access to justice, the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Dispute Resolution Section celebrated Mediation Week the third week of October under...

By Lisa Derr
Mediation, Neutrality, Political Conflicts, and the 2020 Elections author.

Mediation, Neutrality, Political Conflicts, and the 2020 Elections

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”    Martin Luther King, Jr....

By Kenneth Cloke
NAFCM Vulnerable Visions author.

NAFCM Vulnerable Visions

The National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) discusses the importance of having a vulnerable vision, and standing up for it. This...

By NAFCM
Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: South America author.

Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: South America

Editor's Note:  In this article series, seven leading mediators and conflict resolution practitioners share their unique voices on three pressing...

By Andrea Maia, Gregg Relyea
The Importance of the Relationship: Using Checklists to Improve Discussions author.

The Importance of the Relationship: Using Checklists to Improve Discussions

The Importance of the Relationship; What are the expectations; and what should be discussed? The relationship between the Air Traffic...

By Christopher Garcia, Scott Rautio
I am no good at making masks, so how can I pitch in during the pandemic? author.

I am no good at making masks, so how can I pitch in during the pandemic?

My son Jacob, an artist, is a member of Idea Fab Labs-Santa Cruz, a “member-driven creation zone.” With a laser cutter...

By Michael Lang
Housing, Transforming Community in Times of COVID-19 author.

Housing, Transforming Community in Times of COVID-19

The voice on the helpline message for the Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) Conflict Intervention Service quaked with fear:...

By Carole Conn, Roger Moss
Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: Africa author.

Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: Africa

Editor's Note:  In this article series, seven leading mediators and conflict resolution practitioners share their unique voices on three pressing...

By Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour
3rd Key-Education: Include Learning in Psychology & Brain Science  to Enhance Mediator Practice author.

3rd Key-Education: Include Learning in Psychology & Brain Science to Enhance Mediator Practice

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By John Sturrock, Tim Hicks
REACH the Three Components of Self-Determination author.

REACH the Three Components of Self-Determination

Conflict is inherent and pulsating in every situation or aspect of life. The potential in the conflict triggers action. Action...

By Uma Ramanathan
4th Key-Professionalism: Modernize the Culture Driving Legal Practice author.

4th Key-Professionalism: Modernize the Culture Driving Legal Practice

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By John Brand
Reflective Practice – Observing Mediator Language author.

Reflective Practice – Observing Mediator Language

The art and craft of mediation, like many other skills, mainly matures from the myriad mistakes mediators make on their...

By Jonathan Rodrigues
6th Key-Government: Sign, Ratify, and Implement the Singapore Convention on Mediation author.

6th Key-Government: Sign, Ratify, and Implement the Singapore Convention on Mediation

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By George Lim
Mediators Needed in this Time Which Tries Our Souls author.

Mediators Needed in this Time Which Tries Our Souls

I am calling upon all Professional Mediators to deploy as a powerful peacemaking force in our current national crisis.  We...

By David Kellem
The Seven Keys Conclusion: Many Paths, One Way author.

The Seven Keys Conclusion: Many Paths, One Way

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Joanna Kalowski
Legal Framework of Mediation in India and the Scope of Virtual Mediation author.

Legal Framework of Mediation in India and the Scope of Virtual Mediation

The Indian Government had announced a complete indeterminate lockdown across the nation in the month of March 2020 amid the...

By Sneha Vardhani
Mediation in the Legal Culture of Italian Lawyers: Some Data from an Empirical Study author.

Mediation in the Legal Culture of Italian Lawyers: Some Data from an Empirical Study

A qualitative study I conducted in 2018 in Italy provided interesting data about how local lawyers incorporated mediation in their...

By Vittorio Indovina
Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: Australia author.

Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: Australia

Editor's Note:  In this article series, seven leading mediators and conflict resolution practitioners share their unique voices on three pressing...

By David Bogan, Gregg Relyea
Demonstrating Reflective Practice author.

Demonstrating Reflective Practice

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference at www.mediate.com/Mediation2020. Michael Lang describes an account where he...

By Michael Lang
Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: North America author.

Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: North America

Editor's Note:  In this article series, seven leading mediators and conflict resolution practitioners share their unique voices on three pressing...

By Gregg Relyea, Kenneth Cloke
A Transformational Approach to Conflicts  Between Police, Demonstrators, and Communities of Color author.

A Transformational Approach to Conflicts Between Police, Demonstrators, and Communities of Color

Police everywhere receive extensive training in using rifles, pistols, tasers, and clubs.  How much training do they receive in non-violent...

By Kenneth Cloke
Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO author.

Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO

Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO Former eBay and PayPal Exec to Focus on Global Expansion and...

By Mediate.com Staff, Colin Rule
How to Help Parties With Disabilities Without Discriminating author.

How to Help Parties With Disabilities Without Discriminating

When we perceive that someone may have a disability, it is common to think about ways to help that person. ...

By Dan Berstein
Getting Started in Mediation author.

Getting Started in Mediation

Author's Note: During these times, it is difficult to focus on anything but day-to-day concerns. The author wishes to acknowledge...

By Gregg Relyea
Violence Against Women and Girls Pandemic and Gendered Dimension of COVID-19 author.

Violence Against Women and Girls Pandemic and Gendered Dimension of COVID-19

Originally published here at Mediators Beyond Borders. Written by MBBI Member and Consultant Elahe Amani. Elahe Amani has been part...

By Elahe Amani
CRS in Battle of Wounded Knee author.

CRS in Battle of Wounded Knee

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference at www.mediate.com/Mediation2020. Richard Salem describes agency cutbacks as Community...

By Richard Salem
Cutback Planning: Consultation in a Time of Retrenchment author.

Cutback Planning: Consultation in a Time of Retrenchment

In 2007, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a finance professor and successful trader, wrote a book called The Black Swan. The phrase...

By Kem Lowry, Peter Adler

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