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Using Stone Soup author.

Using Stone Soup

IndisputablyOut of the blue, I got an email from Peter Phillips saying, “John, just a note to report how much...

By John Lande
How Does a Mediator Help Families Resolve Conflict? – Video author.

How Does a Mediator Help Families Resolve Conflict? – Video

Is your family or someone you know going through a rough patch and wondering when might it be necessary to...

By Bob Bordone
Confronting Stigma Around Mental Illness in Mediation author.

Confronting Stigma Around Mental Illness in Mediation

Recently I have been thinking more about the social stigma around mental illness.  I have a close family member who...

By Colin Rule
How To Have a Successful Mediation! author.

How To Have a Successful Mediation!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackThe last mediation I conducted in 2021 did not result in a resolution. There...

By Phyllis Pollack
Wanted: Public Officials with Emotional Intelligence author.

Wanted: Public Officials with Emotional Intelligence

breaking, news, encounter, government, emotion, communication, credentials It was front-page news in the New York Times that NYC Mayor-elect Eric Adams said...

By John Lande
Transformative Mediation Described Accurately in New Book author.

Transformative Mediation Described Accurately in New Book

Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation by Dan SimonTara West has studied all of the approaches to mediation. Her...

By Dan Simon
Conflict Resolution and Religion author.

Conflict Resolution and Religion

This article discusses the power of respectful communication and appreciation of different values for working through value-based conflicts. Understanding other...

By Amanda Rumsey
Do We Understand Traditional Mediation? author.

Do We Understand Traditional Mediation?

It looks like we’re coming to the end of this dig.  I can see a part of the canister holding the...

By Paul Rajkowski
Previews of 2022: The Past, Present, and Future of (A)DR in England and Wales author.

Previews of 2022: The Past, Present, and Future of (A)DR in England and Wales

For years jurisdictions around the world have embraced Cloud-based platforms to deliver Court services and ADR solutions.  Meanwhile those of...

By Tony Guise
Interviewer or Volunteer? The best mix for difficult conversations author.

Interviewer or Volunteer? The best mix for difficult conversations

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalI read an article recently by McKinley Valentine about conversational styles for first dates or...

By Lorraine Segal
How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation – Video author.

How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation – Video

Have you been wanting to up-level your negotiation skills and wondering how to control your emotions during a difficult conversation...

By Bob Bordone
The Law of Conformity – Conflict Lessons from 2021 author.

The Law of Conformity – Conflict Lessons from 2021

Also known as the 95 percent law, Peter Sage calls it the law of conformity.  If you hang out with...

By Lucia Kanter St Amour
Eviction Mediation Updates, December 2021 author.

Eviction Mediation Updates, December 2021

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates, Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.This article is part of a series...

By Eric Slepak
[PODCAST] The Divided Community Project’s Commitment to Community Change Through Dispute Resolution author.

[PODCAST] The Divided Community Project’s Commitment to Community Change Through Dispute Resolution

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn this podcast, JAMS neutral Michael Lewis; Carl Smallwood, executive director of the Divided Community...

By Michael Lewis
The Pendulum Has Swung author.

The Pendulum Has Swung

We are firmly ensconced in what some call the “digital age.” CAMS has been providing ADR services on virtual platforms...

By Donald Cripe
Further Reflections on the last 525,600 minutes (x 2)! author.

Further Reflections on the last 525,600 minutes (x 2)!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackIn December 2020. I posted the following blog. Little did we all know then,...

By Phyllis Pollack
Conflict Assessment and Management – Systemic Mediation author.

Conflict Assessment and Management – Systemic Mediation

This article looks at how to address unconscious biases in order to tackle miscommunication and misbehavior. It begins with an...

By Uma Ramanathan
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 to Get Through The Holiday Season if You Are Getting Divorced? author.

How to Get Through The Holiday Season if You Are Getting Divorced?

Published here by the Advanced Mediation Solutions blog. When you are getting divorced or separated, a torrent of mixed emotions,...

By Roseann Vanella
Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Howard Bellman author.

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Howard Bellman

From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Howard Bellman about his chapter in the book "Evolution of a...

By Colin Rule, Howard Bellman
How to Have a Difficult Conversation with Your Boss author.

How to Have a Difficult Conversation with Your Boss

Have you wondered how to have a difficult conversation with your boss? Many people hire me because they need to...

By Bob Bordone
A Chance to Become a Special Master author.

A Chance to Become a Special Master

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesIn a September 15, 2021 post, I described the decision by the...

By Merrill Hirsh
Transformative Family Dialogue During the Pandemic – A Story from a Mediation Center in the Czech Republic author.

Transformative Family Dialogue During the Pandemic – A Story from a Mediation Center in the Czech Republic

A version of this article also appears in Living Together, Separating, Divorcing: Surviving During a Pandemic Guest bloggers, Robin Brzobohatý...

By Dan Simon
How To Have an Unsuccessful Mediation author.

How To Have an Unsuccessful Mediation

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackRecently, I conducted a mediation which from the moment I introduced myself, I knew...

By Phyllis Pollack
The Top Five Issues in Startup Co-Founder Separations author.

The Top Five Issues in Startup Co-Founder Separations

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleMost businesses start with a group of dedicated people identifying a problem, coming up with...

By Shirish Gupta
Jurisprudential Deadlock on Asymmetrical Arbitration Clause Between Delhi and Calcutta High Court in India author.

Jurisprudential Deadlock on Asymmetrical Arbitration Clause Between Delhi and Calcutta High Court in India

Background There are many types of dispute resolution process; Litigation being the conventional one. However, Litigation has its own adversaries....

By Rohit Pradhan
What Kaizen and Sir David can Teach Mediators About the Green Pledge author.

What Kaizen and Sir David can Teach Mediators About the Green Pledge

As the first week of COP26 drew to a close, and fireworks lit the sky in celebration of Diwali and...

By Rachael Bicknell
Essential Tips for a Successful Oil and Gas Mediation author.

Essential Tips for a Successful Oil and Gas Mediation

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAs the oil and gas industry continues to evolve, oil and gas companies will no...

By Karen Brown Willcutts
Manage Your Storm Shift author.

Manage Your Storm Shift

RiverHouse Press Blog by Ron KraybillDoes your behavior in conflict change sharply when you get upset?  Does your normally collaborative...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
4 Tips to Make the Most of Your Divorce Mediation Process author.

4 Tips to Make the Most of Your Divorce Mediation Process

Originally published on https://advancedmediationsolutions.netDivorce mediation has great advantages over the aggressive and unpredictable process of divorce litigation. Mediation gives you...

By Roseann Vanella

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