Category: Confidentiality

Are You Separate From Your Surrounding Systems? author.

Are You Separate From Your Surrounding Systems?

I’m publishing this newsletter series to discuss the nuances of the four timeless topics for people and organizations: conflict, change,...

By Ralph Kilmann
Top 10 Questions About Child Support author.

Top 10 Questions About Child Support

Top 10 Questions About Child Support One of the most talked-about issues in separation is the issue of child support....

By Marian Grande
Conflict & Consciousness author.

Conflict & Consciousness

Who is Determining Your Self-Worth? I’m publishing this newsletter series to discuss the nuances of the four timeless topics for...

By Ralph Kilmann
Privileged Remarks author.

Privileged Remarks

Nondisparagement clauses are commonly used in settlement agreements. Some clauses are simple one-liners such as “The parties agree not to...

By Michael Diliberto
The Importance of Workplace Appreciation (And How to Express It) author.

The Importance of Workplace Appreciation (And How to Express It)

Most of us like to feel appreciated in the workplace, though we’re not always willing to admit that praise is...

By Jeremy Pollack
No Shortcuts when it Comes to Conflict author.

No Shortcuts when it Comes to Conflict

I like this quote by Beverly Sills – it applies to just about everything! When it comes to interpersonal conflict...

By Cinnie Noble
How To Prepare For Your First Divorce Mediation Session author.

How To Prepare For Your First Divorce Mediation Session

The decision to get divorced is often not an easy one. But what happens when you don’t want a full-blown...

By Greg Enos
How Mediators Can Solve Tough Problems in Mediation author.

How Mediators Can Solve Tough Problems in Mediation

IndisputablyIn a recent presentation to mediators in Michigan, I asked the audience to describe what was frustrating in their mediations. ...

By John Lande
Mediate.com Adopts Online Mediation Practice and Ethical Standards author.

Mediate.com Adopts Online Mediation Practice and Ethical Standards

One of the Primary Recommendations of the Mediate.com Task Force on Online Mediation is to update mediation practice and ethical...

By James Melamed, J.D., Colin Rule
Paths Forward for Online Mediation: Final Report of Online Mediation Task Force – Introduction author.

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

READ THE ENTIRE FINAL REPORT Introduction “Welcome to the online mediation revolution”  Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Task Force Chair What follows...

By James Melamed, J.D., Forrest (Woody) Mosten
Paths Forward for Online Mediation – 8 Primary Recommendations author.

Paths Forward for Online Mediation – 8 Primary Recommendations

Task Force’s 8 Primary Recommendations In addition to the many Committee Recommendations, the Task Force’s Executive Committee offers these 8...

By James Melamed, J.D., Forrest (Woody) Mosten
Dance of Opposites – Book Review author.

Dance of Opposites – Book Review

The Dance of Opposites, a new book by Dr. Kenneth Cloke, will change your life. You will never view conflict...

By Kenneth Cloke, Ron Supancic
Riding the Conflict Resolution Highway author.

Riding the Conflict Resolution Highway

Envision you are about to travel on a journey from a place of conflict to a place called resolution.  As...

By Steven Goldman
Mediating (and Settling) Real Property Cases author.

Mediating (and Settling) Real Property Cases

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleJust as there are a myriad of real property interests, there can be disputes involving...

By Ann Marshall
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
When the World is Too Much, How to Release Overwhelm with Resonance author.

When the World is Too Much, How to Release Overwhelm with Resonance

As our collective world seems to spin from one traumatic crisis to the next, an incredibly tender question along the...

By Sarah Peyton
ADA Mediation Refresher author.

ADA Mediation Refresher

This is a collection of listserv posts (May 2 – July 28, 2021) that were part of a weekly refresher...

By Judith Cohen
UNCITRAL Completes a New Mediation Framework, Based on the Singapore Convention author.

UNCITRAL Completes a New Mediation Framework, Based on the Singapore Convention

CPR Speaks BlogEarlier this month, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law adopted the UNCITRAL Mediation Rules, the UNCITRAL Notes on...

By Mylene Chan
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
ADR is Not a Household Term author.

ADR is Not a Household Term

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesKristen Blankley, Professor of Law at the University of Nebraska College of...

By Beth Graham
A Conversation About Whiteness and Mediation author.

A Conversation About Whiteness and Mediation

Indisputably FOI Alyson Carrel (Northwestern) and LCSW Jasmine Atwell (Loyola ‘JD22) recently discussed Sharon Press and Ellen Deason’s new article,...

By Jen Reynolds
Southern Maryland CMC’s Support Conversations on Race and Privilege author.

Southern Maryland CMC’s Support Conversations on Race and Privilege

Guest bloggers, Vicki and Dusty Rhoades are Mediators and Trainers for the Community Mediation Centers of Calvert and St. Mary’s...

By Dan Simon, Dusty and Vicky Rhoades
Mediation Briefs and Preparation author.

Mediation Briefs and Preparation

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackWhy do mediators request briefs from the parties? No- it is not just to...

By Phyllis Pollack
Say That Again – Six Ways to Harness the Power of Your Words in Mediation author.

Say That Again – Six Ways to Harness the Power of Your Words in Mediation

Because there is so much power in our words, we can use them to do a whole lot of good...

By Terri Breer
Definition of Transparent author.

Definition of Transparent

1a(1): having the property of transmitting light without appreciable scattering so that bodies lying beyond are seen clearly. (2): allowing the passage of a...

By Kathleen Kauth
Live or virtual? Is the Future Here to Stay?  Born of necessity. Driven by ease. author.

Live or virtual? Is the Future Here to Stay? Born of necessity. Driven by ease.

Over the past year, we have been forced to learn to use virtual technologies. Many have come to appreciate, even...

By Lou Chang
An Affirmative Higher Social Responsibility Duty to Serve Systemic Social Change through System Design author.

An Affirmative Higher Social Responsibility Duty to Serve Systemic Social Change through System Design

JUST RESOLUTIONS NEWSLETTER article by the American Bar Association · Dispute Resolution Section This article reflects on a panel discussion...

By Charles Crumpton
Battling Burnout: Mental Health and Self-Care in Mediation author.

Battling Burnout: Mental Health and Self-Care in Mediation

Individuals sinking in personal or professional problems may turn to a mediator; Businesses troubled with contractual and commercial disputes may...

By Jonathan Rodrigues, Lydia Ray
Mediation Ethics – an interview with Ellen Waldman author.

Mediation Ethics – an interview with Ellen Waldman

This interview was previously published in the Dutch ‘Tijdschrift Conflicthantering.' Mediation Ethics - an interview with Ellen Waldman It has...

By Henneke Brink, Ellen Waldman
A Mediator’s Take on: Thinking in Bets, by Annie Duke author.

A Mediator’s Take on: Thinking in Bets, by Annie Duke

I recently came across a 2019 book about poker that has given me new insights into how I can help...

By Richard Lutringer

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