Category: Negotiation

50 Questions You Can Ask Friends and Relatives in Political Arguments author.

50 Questions You Can Ask Friends and Relatives in Political Arguments

In the aftermath of the election, and as we head into the holidays when we will be talking with friends...

By Kenneth Cloke
Encanto and Conflict Communication – Video author.

Encanto and Conflict Communication – Video

You may be wondering what Disney's Encanto movie has to do with negotiation. Negotiation is everywhere in the conversations we...

By Bob Bordone
ODR – From Dial-up to Fiber author.

ODR – From Dial-up to Fiber

The world continues to change rapidly, and most of us race to keep pace with technological advances. While some would...

By Keri Morris
Is Your Separation Complicated? author.

Is Your Separation Complicated?

Some couples feel stuck because they are unsure how to move forward in their separation. Other couples feel stuck because...

By Amy Robertson
Negotiating Prison author.

Negotiating Prison

From the New York Times, a fascinating article about “prison consultants” and how they can help people heading to prison with sentencing...

By Jen Reynolds
Adversarial Approach Confuses Judicial Committees author.

Adversarial Approach Confuses Judicial Committees

Local elections conducted recently have set off discussions among the concerned actors and stakeholders as to how local judicial committees...

By Mukti Rijal
A Comparison of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems author.

A Comparison of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Systems

For those disputants who have found that there is no pertinent binding or legal remedy to their problems or where...

By Sharon Kendrick-Johnson
Needed: Random Acts of Kindness author.

Needed: Random Acts of Kindness

I was at a concert of the LA Philharmonic one recent Sunday afternoon to hear some ballet music, including Stravinsky’s...

By Maria Simpson
Lessons Learned from the Implementation of a Video Eviction Mediation Program in Uncertain Times author.

Lessons Learned from the Implementation of a Video Eviction Mediation Program in Uncertain Times

This article is part of a series of perspectives on eviction mediation program development that is being supported by the...

By Jennifer Shack
Recreating Mediation Practice and Theory Afresh – Saying Goodbye to Roscoe Pound and the Legal Profession author.

Recreating Mediation Practice and Theory Afresh – Saying Goodbye to Roscoe Pound and the Legal Profession

It’s time for mediation to claim its place as a stand-alone profession freed from being just an alternative to the...

By Greg Rooney
Affordability, Accessibility and Reliability – The Community Mediation Model of Singapore author.

Affordability, Accessibility and Reliability – The Community Mediation Model of Singapore

Community Mediation Centres (CMC) play an important role as they provide a platform for practical and efficient resolution of community...

By Pitamber Yadav
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 8:  Impact of Culture and Psychology When Mediating Accident Cases with Bruce Ally author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 8:  Impact of Culture and Psychology When Mediating Accident Cases with Bruce Ally

In this episode, Bruce Ally--mediator and a Principal at A Place for Mediation Inc.-- discusses how mediators can help parties...

By Bruce Ally, Veronica Cravener
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 7:  The Role of Storytelling in Mediation with Josh Weiss author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 7:  The Role of Storytelling in Mediation with Josh Weiss

In this episode, Josh Weiss--Co-Founder of the Global Negotiation Initiative--discusses the strategic use of storytelling to create connection, teach, and...

By Joshua N. Weiss, Veronica Cravener
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 5:  Introducing Mediators to Another Form of Assisted Negotiation called “Co-resolution” author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 5:  Introducing Mediators to Another Form of Assisted Negotiation called “Co-resolution”

In this episode, Nathan Witkin--attorney and mediator--discusses game theory to illustrate why cooperation is so difficult in mediation, and how...

By Nathan Witkin, Veronica Cravener
The Mediate.com Podcast Episode 4: ”The NDA Habit” and Implications for Mediators author.

The Mediate.com Podcast Episode 4: ”The NDA Habit” and Implications for Mediators

In this episode, Julie Macfarlane--researcher, mediator, and educator--discusses the misuse of NDAs and what mediators can do to responsibly facilitate...

By Julie Macfarlane, Veronica Cravener
The Mediate.com Podcast Episode 3:  What Every Mediator Should Know about the Singapore author.

The Mediate.com Podcast Episode 3:  What Every Mediator Should Know about the Singapore

In this episode,  Jay Santiago--attorney, mediator, and arbitrator--provides an overview of the Singapore Convention on Mediation, its implications for international...

By Jay Patrick Santiago, Veronica Cravener
Bringing Decision Science into Online Dispute Resolution: The NextLevelMediation Platform author.

Bringing Decision Science into Online Dispute Resolution: The NextLevelMediation Platform

One of the biggest challenges we face as dispute resolvers is helping our parties understand the choices they face in...

By Colin Rule
Negotiation 101: What Parties Should Know About Negotiations at the Mediation Table author.

Negotiation 101: What Parties Should Know About Negotiations at the Mediation Table

INTRODUCTION For many, especially those new to the process of settling legal disputes, negotiations across the mediation table are like...

By Sheldon Stark
Mediating the Oscars author.

Mediating the Oscars

Who knew the Academy Awards would need a mediator? For those that missed it, at the Oscars on Sunday night,...

By Clare Fowler
Forum Video: Considering the Use of NDAs in Mediation Settlements author.

Forum Video: Considering the Use of NDAs in Mediation Settlements

This video and article look at important NDA questions for dispute resolution professionals to consider. https://youtu.be/7Vl8AuJBWgM Mediate.com and Arbitrate.com believe...

By Brian Farkas, Julie Macfarlane, Nancy Welsh, Amy Schmitz, Jody Newman
Assessment of the Dispute Resolution Field and Possible Steps Forward author.

Assessment of the Dispute Resolution Field and Possible Steps Forward

The January 2022 issue of Dispute Resolution Magazine’s survey of past contributors prompted me to write a three-part series of...

By John Lande
Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club: Moshe Cohen on Collywobbles – How to Negotiate When Negotiating Makes You Nervous author.

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club: Moshe Cohen on Collywobbles – How to Negotiate When Negotiating Makes You Nervous

Our February 2022 Book Club gathering was with Moshe Cohen about his book "Collywobbles: How to Negotiate When Negotiating Makes...

By Moshe Cohen
Which is Better: To Be Strong or Smart? author.

Which is Better: To Be Strong or Smart?

From the Indisputably blog This post is prompted by an article by Washington Post columnist Paul Waldman, We’re Still Asking the Wrong Question...

By John Lande
Mediation is about Necessary Endings- Constructal Law author.

Mediation is about Necessary Endings- Constructal Law

Every ending is just a new beginning. We just don’t know it at the time.  Mediators inhabit this strange world...

By Greg Rooney
The Value of Venting author.

The Value of Venting

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalWhen someone or something hurts or angers you, is there a value in venting? Some...

By Lorraine Segal
Hubble and Webb and Unconscious Gender Bias! author.

Hubble and Webb and Unconscious Gender Bias!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackOne would think that the ability to look through either the Hubble or James...

By Phyllis Pollack
Covid Exasperates Issues Between Co-parents About Agency author.

Covid Exasperates Issues Between Co-parents About Agency

Covid-19 certainly does exasperate the challenge of co-parenting post-separation. Co-parents regularly face a number of stressors related to their interpersonal...

By Aaron Leakey
The Power of Feedback: Keeping Client Satisfaction Front and Center author.

The Power of Feedback: Keeping Client Satisfaction Front and Center

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleMost people see the new year as an opportunity to take stock and recommit to...

By Gina Miller
COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War author.

COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War

I.      Into the Fray   The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem....

By Peter Adler
Document Your Wishes: Divorce & Changing Life Insurance Beneficiaries author.

Document Your Wishes: Divorce & Changing Life Insurance Beneficiaries

A surprising outcome that is noteworthy for Divorcing (or Divorced) Couples seeking to use Life Insurance Proceeds to assist their...

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem

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